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Freedom of Expression by Kembrew McLeod

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Freedom of Expression
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Publisher: Wikibooks
ISBN/ASIN: 0816650314
Number of pages: 384

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The book covers the ways in which intellectual property laws have been used to privatize all forms of expression -- from guitar riffs to human genes and public space -- and in the process stifle creative expression. Kembrew McLeod challenges the blind embrace of privatization as it clashes against our right to free speech and shared resources.

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