When a "law" isn't a law at all

Bob Briscoe, Andrew Odlyzko, Benjamin Tilly

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Of all the popular ideas of the Internet boom, one of the most dangerously influential was Metcalfe's law. Simply put, it states that the value of a communications network is proportional to the square of the number of its users.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)146-149
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Commerce Review
Issue number2
StatePublished - Dec 2009


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