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  • Who Controls the Internet: Illusions of a Borderless World | Jack Goldsmith,Tim Wu

    Who Controls the Internet: Illusions of a Borderless World

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Jack Goldsmith, Tim Wu
    • Narrated By Bob Loza
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    Is the Internet erasing national borders? Who's really in control of what's happening on the Net--Internet engineers, rogue programmers, the United Nations, or powerful countries?In this provocative new book, Jack Goldsmith and Tim Wu tell the fascinating story of the Internet's challenge to governmental rule in the 1990s, and the ensuing battles with governments around the world.

    Amazon Customer says: "Mostly delves into questions of law"
  • Power and Constraint: The Accountable Presidency After 9/11 | Jack Goldsmith

    Power and Constraint: The Accountable Presidency After 9/11

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Jack Goldsmith
    • Narrated By Mark Whitten
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    Conventional wisdom holds that 9/11 sounded the death knell for presidential accountability. In fact, the opposite is true. The novel powers that our post-9/11 commanders in chief assumed - endless detentions, military commissions, state secrets, broad surveillance, and more - are the culmination of a two-century expansion of presidential authority. But these new powers have been met with thousands of barely visible legal and political constraints - enforced by congressional committees, government lawyers, courts, and the media - that have transformed our unprecedentedly powerful presidency into one that is also unprecedentedly accountable.

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