Coming January 7, 2020 from Yale University Press
"This brilliant and essential book does nothing less than alter our paradigm for thinking about the internet.”—Anupam Chander, author of The Electronic Silk Road: How the Web Binds the World Together in Commerce
“This is a must-read.” —Vint Cerf, Internet Pioneer
“With more things than people connected to the Internet, we enter a cyber-physical world of opportunities and threats. Laura DeNardis is the perfect guide to this strange new world.”—Joseph S. Nye, Jr., Harvard University
“A crucial read for understanding the unseen but powerful mechanisms and standards which shape security and policy issues impacting everyone.”—Marietje Schaake, Member of European Parliament 2009-2019
Laura E. DeNardis
Laura E. DeNardis is Professor and Interim Dean of the School of Communication at American University in Washington, DC. where she also serves as Faculty Director of the Internet Governance Lab. With a background in information engineering and a doctorate in Science and Technology Studies, she has published six books and numerous articles on the political implications of Internet technical architecture and governance. Dr. DeNardis is currently an Adjunct Senior Research Scholar in the Faculty of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and an affiliated fellow at the Information Society Project at Yale Law School.