Articles tagged copyright law

Why the “Blurred Lines” Lawsuit Verdict Was a Mistake

No matter how much one dislikes "Blurred Lines", it's hard to see how the victory of the Gaye estate will be beneficial to artists in the future.

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Without Copyrights: Piracy, Publishing, and the Public Domain

This is a book about the periphery, the elusive point at which law and piracy traded places, legitimacy became lawless, and courtesy grew discourteous.

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Consumption, Creation and the Law: ‘Democracy of Sound’

Democracy of Sound examines the roles of piracy and copyright law in the last century and has something to say about the fate of both in this century.

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5 Feb 2009 // 4:07 AM

Intellectual property is the gift that keeps giving - for some. Current copyright laws, especially in the United States, tend to favor the incumbents, which

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The Best and Worst Films of Spring 2015

// Short Ends and Leader

"January through April is a time typically made up of award season leftovers, pre-summer spectacle, and more than a few throwaways. Here are PopMatters' choices for the best and worst of the last four months.

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