David Bollier is a journalist, activist, and longtime scholar of the commons. He is Co-founder of the Commons Strategies Group, Co-founder of Public Knowledge, and Founding Editor of Onthecommons.org from 2003 to 2010. He now blogs at Bollier.org. A Senior Fellow at the Norman Lear Center, Bollier is the author of more than ten books, including Brand Name Bullies and Silent Theft. He lives in Amherst, MA. Read more...
Advance praise for Viral Spiral
“For the netizen who wants to navigate the turmoil of the digital republic, Viral Spiral shows how free we can actually make culture in our media-drenched information society.”
“David Bollier’s masterful work brings clarity and understanding in the epic struggle to secure the blessings of freedom in cyberspace for ourselves and our posterity. You need this book, and the commons needs you.”
“Viral Spiral weaves a rich tapestry, depicting the rise of the idea of the commons and the emergence of the information commons in wonderful detail, from the perspective of a highly sympathetic observer.”