'Chapter 45 - Internet' from A History of IP in 50 Objects
A History of Intellectual Property in 50 Objects, Cambridge University Press, Jun 2019; ISBN 9781108420013
9 Pages Posted: 17 May 2019 Last revised: 9 Oct 2019
Date Written: April 16, 2019
In a book chartered to demonstrate intellectual property in objects, what concrete thing can represent the Internet, a phenomenon that exists only as a well-elaborated idea? Perhaps the best physical representation of the genius of the Internet—and in particular, “Internet Protocol”—is found in an hourglass.
Keywords: Intellectual Property, Internet, Cyberlaw
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