One of the more interesting reads recently was Internet Governance by Bygrave and Bing.  The articles cover the fabric of Internet infrastructure, not excluding code and engineers.  The interplay of policy and code (as instantiated in real live protocols and applications) is analyzed and discussed.  Although the book is written as a text book for legal student, it is readable for those of us interested in the social fabric of the Internet, the policy mechanisms and formation process of Internet.

It does not hurt that the opening chapter on Internet history is written by professor Jon Bing, an author I enjoyed ever since his childrens books in my youth .  The other authors also analyze and discuss and interpret, not just make claims or cite endless facts, as so many authors writing about governance and/or Internet tends to do.  Giving food for thought is good.

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