The Master Switch

By Tim Wu


It is easy to forget that every development in the history of the American information industryfrom the telephone to radio to filmonce existed in an open and chaotic marketplace inhabited by entrepreneurs and utopians, just as the Internet does today. Each of these, however, grew to be dominated by a monopolist or cartel. In this pathbreaking book,…


Published date: January 1, 2010
Type: Books
Genre: History, Nonfiction

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@MikeDrewWhat @pareene @brianbeutler Tim Wu's book The Master Switch is amazing about how much a recurring pattern this is.