Freedom of expression® : overzealous copyright bozos and other enemies of creativity / Kembrew McLeod. [electronic resource]

Author
McLeod, Kembrew, 1970- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
1st ed.
Published/​Created
New York : Doubleday, c2005.
Description
1 online resource (viii, 375 p. )

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A look at the issue of intellectual property law and its repercussions for American culture and our everyday lives explains how the trend toward privatization of such items as public space, English language, and genes causes a clash between economic values and the value of free speech, creativity, and shared resources.
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Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 350-364) and index.
Language note
English
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, and 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.
Other title(s)
FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION (R)
ISBN
0-385-51325-9
LCCN
2004055289
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