Tarleton Gillespie is an assistant professor in the Departments of Communication and Information Science at Cornell University. He also teaches in the Department of Science & Technology Studies. His first book, Wired Shut: Copyright and the Shape of Digital Culture was published by MIT Press in June 2007. He is a non-residential fellow with the Center for Internet and Society at the Stanford Law School. He is also husband to Jenna, father to Jonas, music enthusiast, semi-colon aficionado, karate brown belt, cafe vulture, and adamant refuser of simple answers. And, as should be obvious, he is fascinated with technology, culture, law, power, new media — and their intersection.