Bits - Business, Innovation, Technology, Society November 14, 2010, 7:19 am One on One: Tim Wu, Author of 'The Master Switch' By NICK BILTON
Tim Wu, the Columbia law professor who came up with the term "net neutrality" in a research paper, has just written a new book, "The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires," published by Knopf. The book chronicles the rise and fall of companies that develop new technologies, and discusses the future of the Internet. The following Q&A is an edited version of an interview with Professor Wu:
October 11, 2010 Tim Wu on Communication, Chaos, and Control Posted by The New Yorker
Jeffrey Toobin talks with Tim Wu, a professor at Columbia Law School and the author of "The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires," about how forms of communication, from the telephone to the Internet, are eventually controlled by monopolies; the battle between Apple and Google; and the future of information technology.