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Big copyright versus the people : how major content providers are destroying creativity and how to stop them

Author: Martin Skladany
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When the idea of copyright was enshrined in the Constitution it was intended to induce citizens to create. Today, however, copyright has morphed into a system that offers the bulk of its protection to a select number of major corporate content providers (or Big Copyright), which has turned us from a country of creators into one of consumers who spend, on average, ten hours each day on entertainment. In this alarming  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2018012452
(OCoLC)1029071805
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Skladany
ISBN: 9781108234177 1108234178
OCLC Number: 1041516590
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Capture --
The overconsumption problem --
The value of creativity --
Pressuring big copyright --
Ignoring big copyright --
Cooperating with big copyright.
Other Titles: Big copyright vs. the people
Responsibility: Martin Skladany.

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This book is for anyone trapped in media overconsumption, which is most Americans - whether they know it or not. This book is also for those who might be able to do something about it: activists,  Read more...

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