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

Author
McLeod, Kembrew, 1970- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
1st ed.
Published/​Created
New York : Doubleday, 2005.
Description
viii, 375 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

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Summary note
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.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 340-364) and index.
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.
ISBN
  • 0385513259
  • 9780385513258
LCCN
2004055289
OCLC
55870944
International Article Number
  • 9780385513258
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