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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Notes:||Originally published: Freedom of expression®: overzealous copyright bozos and other enemies of creativity. 1st ed. New York : Doubleday, 2005.|
|Description:||x, 379 pages ; 21 cm|
|Contents:||This gene is your gene : fencing off the folk and genetic commons --
Copyright criminals : this is a sampling sport --
Illegal art : when art gets in trouble with the law, art gives the law trouble back --
Culture, inc. : our hyper-referential, branded culture --
Our privatized world : selling off the public square, culture, education, our democracy, and everything else --
The digital future : and the analog past.
|Responsibility:||Kembrew McLeod ; foreword by Lawrence Lessig ; with a new epilogue by the author.|
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A casual and enjoyable overview of the copyright debocle
McLeod weaves a wandering and enjoyable narrative about how intellectual property laws, and the corporations that abuse them, are hurting creativity in the United States. Despite being harshly critical of the crimes corporations routinely commit, and demanding that we boldly ignore most copyright...
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- Intellectual property -- United States.
- Copyright -- United States.
- Freedom of expression -- United States.
- Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.) -- Economic aspects -- United States.