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Jonathan Zittrain, The Internet, in A History of Intellectual Property in 50 Objects 369 (Dan Hunter & Claudy Op Den Camp eds., 2019).

Abstract: 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.