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Free Software and Free Society

http://www.shortell.org

"I participated in a panel discussion of Decoding Liberation at the Wolfe Institute at Brooklyn College yesterday. The book, written by Samir Chopra and Scott Dexter, colleagues of mine at BC, is an important sociological, political and technical treatment of the free software movement..."

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Libraries Shun Deals to Place Books on Web

http://www.nytimes.com

Several major research libraries have rebuffed offers from Google and Microsoft to scan their books into computer databases, saying they are put off by restrictions these companies want to place on the new digital collections.

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Resisting the Corporate Control of Culture

http://www.portlandmercury.com

"Readers interested in the effect of the media environment on our lives will appreciate OurSpace: Resisting the Corporate Control of Culture, a critical examination of the public discourse surrounding the influence of multinational corporations, marketing, and branding..."

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