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Book cover: The Piracy CrusadeThe Piracy Crusade
by - University of Massachusetts Press ,
In The Piracy Crusade, Aram Sinnreich critiques the notion of 'piracy' as a myth perpetuated by today's cultural cartels. More troubling are the broader implications of copyright laws and global treaties that sacrifice free speech and privacy ...
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Book cover: Open Content: A Practical Guide to Using Creative Commons LicencesOpen Content: A Practical Guide to Using Creative Commons Licences
by - Wikimedia ,
The intention is to provide interested individuals and organisations with practical guidelines for the use and application of open content licences: How do open content licences work? How do I choose the most suitable licence for my individual needs?
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Book cover: Finding the Public Domain: Copyright Review Management System ToolkitFinding the Public Domain: Copyright Review Management System Toolkit
by - University of Michigan Library ,
Copyright is meant to do something to accomplish socially desirable ends. One of those ends is to create a space that allows us to build upon a universe of expression that came before. How can I tell if something is in the public domain?
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Book cover: The Digital Public Domain: Foundations for an Open CultureThe Digital Public Domain: Foundations for an Open Culture
by - Open Book Publishers ,
The authors argue that the Public Domain - that is, the informational works owned by all of us, be that literature, music, the output of scientific research, educational material or public sector information - is fundamental to a healthy society.
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Book cover: Internet and Technology Law: A U.S. PerspectiveInternet and Technology Law: A U.S. Perspective
by - Bookboon ,
This book reviews many of the legal challenges created by the new technologies. Topics include jurisdiction; privacy; copyright and trademark law; trade secrets and patents; free speech, defamation, and obscenity; and cybercrime.
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Book cover: Legal Aspects of Text and Data MiningLegal Aspects of Text and Data Mining
by - Wikibooks ,
This text presents the key legal issues with regard to Language Resources re-use, particularly in Machine Translation and Machine Processing, and the permitted acts and key policy suggestions as to amendments in the relevant bodies of legislation.
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Book cover: Against Intellectual MonopolyAgainst Intellectual Monopoly
by - Cambridge University Press ,
This book has broad coverage of both copyrights and patents and is designed for a general audience, focusing on simple examples. The authors conclude that the policy to follow is to eliminate the patents and copyright systems as they currently exist.
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Book cover: Coding Freedom: The Ethics and Aesthetics of HackingCoding Freedom: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Hacking
by - Princeton University Press ,
Exploring the rise and political significance of the free and open source software movement in the US and Europe, the book details the political struggles through which hackers question the scope and direction of copyright and patent law.
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Book cover: Code: Version 2.0Code: Version 2.0
by - Basic Books ,
Lessig describes how managing copyright will have an impact upon every individual in the future. As we develop and share digitial content how we protect copyright will determine if the Internet will improve information for the global citizen.
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Book cover: Interfaces on Trial 2.0Interfaces on Trial 2.0
by - The MIT Press ,
This book -- a follow-up to Band and Katoh's successful 1995 book Interfaces on Trial -- examines the debates surrounding the use of copyright law to prevent competition and interoperability in the global software industry in the last fifteen years.
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Book cover: Digital Identity: an emerging legal conceptDigital Identity: an emerging legal concept
by - University of Adelaide Press ,
The first full-length study of digital identity in a transactional context, from a legal perspective. Clare Sullivan's analysis reveals a distinct, new legal concept of identity. This concept is particularly clear under a national identity scheme.
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Book cover: Legal and Regulatory Issues in the Information EconomyLegal and Regulatory Issues in the Information Economy
by - UNDP-APDIP ,
This primer aims to help developing nations define and determine their requirements for shaping appropriate e-commerce legislation, as well as corresponding regulatory and institutional frameworks that balance many complex issues.
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Book cover: Legal Aspects of the Information SocietyLegal Aspects of the Information Society
by - FTA ,
Fundamental information for those who want to understand Free Software and how to contribute and benefit from it. Concepts like existing legal systems of software protection - copyright, patents, trademark, Copyleft and free licenses are covered.
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Book cover: Open Source Licensing: Software Freedom and Intellectual Property LawOpen Source Licensing: Software Freedom and Intellectual Property Law
by - Prentice Hall ,
A plain-English guide to open source law for developers, managers, users, and lawyers. Rosen clearly explains the intellectual property laws that support open source licensing, reviews today's leading licenses, and helps you make the best choices.
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Book cover: Law for Computing StudentsLaw for Computing Students
by - BookBoon ,
This free textbook shows the reader where in the IT-based business legal problems are likely to arise. The author aims to give computing students that kind of broad level of understanding of the law applicable to IT sector.
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Book cover: The Public Domain: Enclosing the Commons of the MindThe Public Domain: Enclosing the Commons of the Mind
by - Yale University Press ,
In this book the author describes the range wars of the information age - today's heated battles over intellectual property. He argues that every informed citizen needs to know at least something about intellectual property law.
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Book cover: How Open Is the Future?How Open Is the Future?
by - ASP-VUB Press ,
The book provides an open platform for a wide range of lawyers, journalists, artists, and activists to discuss the future of open-source and free software, the evolution, prospects, and issues of sharing knowledge and ideas through technology.
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Book cover: Free Software, Free SocietyFree Software, Free Society
by - Free Software Foundation ,
Essays on ethics, law, and computer software, written by Richard M. Stallman. The book includes The GNU Manifesto and new texts on copyright, patent law, and trusted computing. Stallman takes a critical look at common abuses of copyright law.
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Book cover: The Future of Reputation: Gossip, Rumor, and Privacy on the InternetThe Future of Reputation: Gossip, Rumor, and Privacy on the Internet
by - Yale University Press ,
A fascinating account of how the Internet is transforming gossip and our ability to protect our own reputations. The author shows that the unconstrained flow of information on the Internet may impede opportunities for self-development and freedom.
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