Articles tagged copyright law

Ever Wonder Why Netflix Offers Bad Movies? Blame Washington, Not Hollywood

With streaming video making the dissemination of video cheaper and easier, why are most classic domestic and foreign films not widely available via Netflix streaming?

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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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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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