This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by Tim Wu in his book "The Master Switch, The Rise and Fall of Information Empires". This summary offers a concise overview of the entire book in less than 30 minutes reading time. However this work does not replace in any case Tim Wu's book. Wu argues that information technology start as an open playing field and then eventually became dominated by a big entity exercising monopoly.
He argues that the world's information is now traveling in a single network; the Internet, therefore he says that great information powers are locked in a battle over the Internet's future.