Copyright and its Discontents
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Is copyright killing creativity?
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File-Sharing and Copyright

Paper by Felix Oberholzer-Gee and Koleman Strumpf (2009) which examines whether filesharing technology has undermined the incentives of authors and entertainment companies to create, market and distribute new works

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California Women Sue Care Bears Over Hide N Seek Patent

California Women Sue Care Bears Over Hide N Seek Patent | Copyright and its Discontents | Scoop.it
So much for patent reform. Two women are suing the maker of Care Bears, saying the toys violate a patent they hold for a method of playing hide and seek.
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If You Believe in IP, How Do You Teach Others?

If You Believe in IP, How Do You Teach Others? | Copyright and its Discontents | Scoop.it
The MIT model is the model of the ancient world and every university environment ever since, and it is the only way to deal with a digital society in which every thought becomes globalized upon utterance.
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Sweeping reforms for UK intellectual property laws | News | BIS

Sweeping reforms for UK intellectual property laws | News | BIS | Copyright and its Discontents | Scoop.it

The Government announces plans to modernise intellectual property laws, aiding growth and adding billions to the UK economy.
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Flawed Facebook infringement complaint system takes down popular pages - TNW Facebook

Flawed Facebook infringement complaint system takes down popular pages - TNW Facebook | Copyright and its Discontents | Scoop.it
As many as half a dozen respected and well trafficked sites had their Facebook pages removed on Thursday, apparently in response to copyright infringement claims. The problem?
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The Problem with Patents [Infographic] | Android and Me

The Problem with Patents [Infographic] | Android and Me | Copyright and its Discontents | Scoop.it
By now, you’ve probably grown tired of the seemingly endless lawsuits that have been launched in the mobile industry.
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Chinatown Funeral Goods Bring Copyright-Infringement Arrest

Chinatown Funeral Goods Bring Copyright-Infringement Arrest | Copyright and its Discontents | Scoop.it
Paper imitations of luxury items are traditional at Chinese funerals as gifts for the dead, but a seller of cardboard handbags was arrested on copyright-infringement charges on Tuesday.
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cearta.ie » Reviews of the Copyright Review Committee’s public meeting yesterday

cearta.ie » Reviews of the Copyright Review Committee’s public meeting yesterday | Copyright and its Discontents | Scoop.it
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UK supreme court to rule on stormtrooper copyright | Stuart Baran | Law | guardian.co.uk

UK supreme court to rule on stormtrooper copyright | Stuart Baran | Law | guardian.co.uk | Copyright and its Discontents | Scoop.it
Stuart Baran: Judges to decide on nature and extent of copyright in 3D objects, in this case, replica Star Wars costumes...
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A Trove of Historic Jazz Recordings has Found a Home in Harlem, But You Can’t Hear Them - Magazine - ABA Journal

A Trove of Historic Jazz Recordings has Found a Home in Harlem, But You Can’t Hear Them - Magazine - ABA Journal | Copyright and its Discontents | Scoop.it
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