Logo

Intellectual Property Rights in an Age of Electronics and Information

Large book cover: Intellectual Property Rights in an Age of Electronics and Information

Intellectual Property Rights in an Age of Electronics and Information

Publisher: U.S. Government Printing Office
ISBN/ASIN: B003HNOJEA
Number of pages: 306

Description:
This report examines the impact of recent and anticipated advances in communication and information technologies on the intellectual property system. It focuses primarily on the Federal copyright system, and on the continuing effectiveness of copyright law as a policy tool in the light of technologies such as audio and videorecorders, computer programs, electronic databases, and telecommunications networks.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(4.9MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Free CultureFree Culture
by - Penguin Press HC
Never before have the big cultural monopolists used the fear created by new technologies to shrink the public domain of ideas, even as the same corporations use the same technologies to control more and more what we can and can't do with culture.
(14160 views)
Book cover: The Digital Rights MovementThe Digital Rights Movement
by - The MIT Press
Drawing on social movement theory and science and technology studies, the author Hector Postigo presents case studies of resistance to increased control over digital media, describing a host of tactics that range from hacking to lobbying.
(1726 views)
Book cover: Intellectual Property: Law and the Information SocietyIntellectual Property: Law and the Information Society
by - Center for the Study of the Public Domain
This open coursebook is an introduction to intellectual property law, the set of private legal rights that allows individuals and corporations to control intangible creations and marks, and the exceptions and limitations that define those rights.
(3433 views)
Book cover: Access to Knowledge in the Age of Intellectual PropertyAccess to Knowledge in the Age of Intellectual Property
by - Zone Books
The book maps the emerging field of A2K activism as a series of historical moments, strategies, and concepts. It gathers some of the most important thinkers and advocates in the field to make the strategies at play in this new domain visible.
(7388 views)