Cory Doctorow has a life beyond science fiction as a copyright activist. He wrote two books on the nature of copyright that are in essay form, Content, and Context. Information Doesn't Want To Be Free would seem to be in a similar vein but is a guidebook for artists in the digital age.
The apocalypse if always at the door, and the kids are never alright. These are the two fundamentals of modern humanity. As soon as we had a documented civilization, we've got documentation of people imagining its downfall. Books, comics, movies, music, and video games were all blamed for juvenile delinquency.
Seeing all the premature gloating out there in social media land here is a prediction of how this all goes down in a month. Democrats feel they have this locked up surpassing their turnout. (Remember 2004?) This makes the election demographics look much closer to a midterm, where Republicans have handily dominated for years. This might even end up with Republicans getting a filibuster-proof majority.