Info Wars

In the new Net world, it's not who owns information who wins. It's who can exploit it first--and most profitably

Ian Clarke is out to set information free from the shackles of corporate control. The 23-year-old Irish programmer's weapon is Freenet, software that lets people anonymously share any digital information--music, software, text, or video. Don't tell Clarke he's helping steal intellectual property. "This is the point in history at which technology forces people to recognize that information cannot be treated as property," says Clarke.

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