Books on Open Source and Free
- Benkler, Yochai. The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom. Yale, 2006.
- Boyle, James. The Public Domain: Enclosing the Commons of the Mind. Yale, 2008.
- Boyle, James. Shamans, Software and Spleens : Law and the Construction of the Information Society. Harvard, 1997.
- DiBona, Chris, Sam Ockman and Mark Stone, eds. Open Sources: Voices from the Open Source Revolution. O'Reilly, 1999.
- Dixon, Rod. Open Source Software Law. Artech, 2004. (I have not read this book).
- Lange, David and Powell, Jefferson. No Law: Intellectual Property in the Image of an Absolute First Amendment Stanford, 2009.
- Lessig, Lawrence. Code and other laws of Cyberspace. Basic Books, 1999.
- Lessig, Lawrence. The Future of Ideas: The Fate fo the Commons in a Connected World. Random House, 2001.
- Lessig, Lawrence. Free Culture: How Big Media Uses Technology and the Law to Lock Down Culture and Control Creativity. Penguin, 2004.
- Lessig, Lawrence. Code Version 2.0 Never finished! Always available. Print version due December, 2006 form Basic Books.
- Raymond, Eric. The Cathedral and the Bazaar: Musings on Linux and Open Source by an Accidental Revolutionary. O'Reilly, 1999.
- Rosen, Lawrence. Open Source Licensing: Software Freedom and Intellectual Property Law. Prentice Hall, 2005.
- Rosenberg, Don. Open Source: The Unauthorized White Papers. M&T Books, 2000.
- Stallman, Richard. Free Software, Free Society: Selected Essays of Richard M. Stallman. GNU Press, 2002.
- von Hippel, Eric. Democratizing Innovation. MIT Press, 2005.
Books that Reference Free and Open Source Software as Related to their Topic
- Friedman, Thomas L. The World Is Flat. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005. Open Source Software is referenced as one of the "flattening" factors of this mainstream business book.
- Pollan, Michael. The Omnivore's Dilemma. Sharing source code linked with the best practices of farmers prior to the full-scale industrialization of seed development and production.
- Surowiecki, James. The Wisdom of Crowds. References how the development of Linux benefits from the true diversity of its contributors.