Benkler on Amazon & Wikileaks

Andy Greenberg at Forbes’ Firewall reports on an upcoming paper written by Harvard professor Yochai Benkler in which the scholar criticizes the public and private sectors’ response to the Wikileaks affair.  From the paper:

“The implicit alliance, a public-private partnership between the firms that operate the infrastructure and the government that encourages them to help in its war on terror, embodied by this particularly irritating organization, was able to achieve extra-legally much more than law would have allowed the state to do by itself.”

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