06 August 2010

The History of Copyright

This is a collection of academic essays that seeks to establish legitimacy for a relatively new intellectual discipline - the study of the history of copyright. The editors in their introduction maintain that new academic disciplines arise when it generally becomes felt that there is need for them. It is certainly true that many of the technological advances of the last twenty years (in the digitization, reproduction, re-purposing, transmogrification, and distribution of various media) have brought issues of copyright, ownership, and intellectual property rights into sharp... more >>

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