“The Best IT-Business Books of 2009,” CIO Insight, December, 2009. The Laws of Disruption was named one of the best IT-Business Books of 2009.
Archive for December 2009
2009 “The Winter of Our Content,” The Hill, December 21, 2009. Larry’s op-ed on the paranoia surrounding Comcast’s acquistion of NBC Universal drew from themes in “The Laws of Disruption.”
“The 10 Most Important Info-Tech Policy Books of 2009,” Technology Liberation Front, December, 2009. The Progress and Freedom Foundation’s Adam Thierer named “The Laws of Disruption” his favorite policy book of 2009.
“FTC’s new Strategy: Kick ‘Em When They’re Down,”, CNET News.com,December 17, 2009. Larry’s perspective piece on the FTC’s decision to charge Intel with anti-competitive practices questioned the timing and motivation of the agency.
The copyright war just isn’t dramatic enough to warrant a good novel, let alone a big movie deal. Consider a few recent stories from the on-going battle between content owners and consumers: In October, sources reported to CNET’s Greg Sandoval that part of the document exchange between Viacom and YouTube in the on-going $1.1 billion [...]
My op-ed today in The Hill (see “The Winter of Our Content,”) argues against those who want to derail the merger of Comcast and NBC Universal. I don’t know enough to say whether the deal makes good business sense—that’s for the companies’ shareholders to decide in any case. But I do know that every media [...]
The Laws of Disruption was just named one of the ten most important books published on Information and Technology Policy by the Technology Liberation Front, a leading policy blog. Adam Thierer, the President of the Progress and Freedom Foundation, called the book “the closest thing you will find to a genuine cyber-libertarian manifesto these days,” [...]
I write today on CNET News.com (see “FTC’s new strategy: kick ‘em when they’re down”) that the FTC’s decision yesterday to attack Intel seems oddly-timed. Regular readers of this blog will recall that only a month ago, I wrote that Intel’s settlement of long-standing disputes with rival AMD (see “The Intel/AMD Settlement: Watch What Happens”) [...]
Larry was quoted in today’s Washington Post in an article by Cecilia Kang. The article covered rumors of a possible Google made-and-marketed cell phone that would run the Android operating system. See “Google Phone Would Break Industry Model.”