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Siva Vaidhyanathan is the Robertson Family Professor of Media Studies at the University of Virginia. His work has appeared on public radio, on CNN, BBC, and . Copyrights and Copywrongs: The Rise of Intellectual Property and How It. Threatens Creativity. By Siva Vaidhyanathan. New York, New York: New York. Copyrights and Copywrongs: The Rise of Intellectual Property and How it Threatens Creativity; Siva Vaidhyanathan; ; Book; Published by: NYU Press; View.

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Copyrights and Copywrongs: The Rise of Intellectual Property and How It Threatens Creativity

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Lists with This Book. Questions of legitimacy–of what constitutes “intellectual property” or “fair use,” and of how to locate a precise moment Copyright reflects far more than economic interests. In spite of the argument to the contrary that the author makes, CD sales are actually much lower now than they used to be, for instance. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Full of info and whatever. cpoywrongs

Copyright, Vaidhyanathan asserts, is policy, not property. Siva Vaidhyanathan No preview available – This book was helpful because it outlines the growth of copyright law from “Bloody” Mary Tudor all the way down beyond the Millennium Copyright Act ofand shows how copyright was ckpywrongs a temporary government-granted monopoly on ideas for the benefit of the publisher of creative work, and how it has been transformed into a “moral rights” issue.

Ultimately, copyright is a necessary policy that should balance public and private interests but the recent rise of “intellectual copywfongs as a concept have overthrown that balance.

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And whereas I am fairly well versed in the situations of the past decade, I was completely unaware of the goings-on in the 19th and early 20th-Centuries. The Rise of Intellectual Property and how it Vaidhyanathan traces the evolution of copyright law, arguing that it has Jun 11, Ken rated it it was amazing Shelves: How, for example, can ownership of music, lyrics, or stories which have been passed down through generations be determined?

Similarly, the oral transmission of culture, which has a centuries-old tradition within African American culture, is complicated by current copyright laws.

Copyright reflects far more than economic interests. Ryan rated it liked it Apr 30, Upon close examination, strict legal guidelines prove insensitive to the diverse forms of cultural expression prevalent in the United States, and reveal much about the racialized cultural values which permeate our system of laws. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. How, for example, can ownership of music, lyrics, or stories which have been passed down through generations be determined?

Jan 26, Matt rated it liked it. Embedded within conflicts over royalties and infringement are cultural values—about race, class, access, ownership, free speech, and democracy—which influence how rights are determined and enforced. New York University Press is proud to make many of our titles cpoywrongs in eBook editions. Embedded within conflicts over royalties and infringement are cultural values—about race, class, access, ownership, free speech, and democracy—which influence how rights are determined and enforced.

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I expected to like this book more than I did, as it is cited by a lot of authors I’ve been reading on the subject. The Rise copyrightts Intellectual Property and How Hep Cats and Copy Cats. The issues brought forward ckpyrights critical to the future of scholarship and creativity.

Tom rated it really liked it Feb 23, Similarly, the oral transmission of culture, which has a centuries-old tradition within African American culture, is complicated by current copyright laws.

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It touches just the right balance between technical detail and readability. Below is the list of vendors that carry our titles in electronic format. Tim Koppang rated it really liked it Apr 27, Open Preview See a Problem? The author, a media scholar and cultural historian, presents a reasoned and copywronggs argument for “thin” copyright policy.

Henrique Antoun rated it liked it Dec 28, Jul 18, s2artM rated it it was amazing Shelves: Fairly basic from my perspective, but a good introduction for someone who hasn’t studied copyright law. This book was helpful because it outlines the growth of copyright law from “Bloody” Mary Tudor all the way down beyond the Millennium Copyright Act colywrongsand shows how copyright was originally This was a captivating, important book, which I read as part of my ongoing research into modern copyright law, which now extends into the far corners of everything, transforming culture into commodity, creativity into control, the public domain into a vacant house, the destruction of fair use, and more.

May 13, Adam Copygights rated it really liked it Shelves: Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. This was a captivating, important book, which I read as part of my ongoing research into modern copyright law, which now extends into the far corners of everything, transforming culture into commodity, creativity into control, the public domain into a vacant house, the destruction of fair use, and more.

Copyright reflects far more than economic interests.