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Date: Sun, 16 Mar 2008 22:57:24 -0400
From: Richard Stallman
To: Katie Courtland
Subject: Re: blurb for Christopher Kelty’s forthcoming book?

I’ve had a chance to look at some of the book text.
It seems to make interesting points, and it could be
among the better books about this subject.

However, it has one very important flaw: it refers often to
“intellectual property” as if that were a coherent thing. This is a
major flaw. See

So I will not be able to give you an endorsement.

Two Bits was “Book of the Week” in Times Higher Education, August 21, 2008.

Review in Interactions by Acker, Amelia

Review in Anthropological Quarterly by Erica Farmer

Review by Daniel Miller in American Anthropologist

Review in Leonardo by Rob Harle

An article in TechTrends about “Why Authors are Giving away their Books for Free” for which Two Bits is a data point

Review by Andrew Russell in Technology and Culture

Review by Tim Jordan at RCCS

Interview and review in MIT’s Tech Review

Interview on Hearsay Culture with David Levine, from February 2010

Review in Radical Philosophy November/December 2008, Issue 152 by James Tobias

Review in American Journal of Sociology by Zack Kertcher

Review in The Journal of the Royal Anthropological Association by Jens Kjaerulff