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Siva Vaidhyanathan is the Robertson Family Professor of Media Studies at the University of Virginia. His work has appeared on public radio, on CNN, BBC, and . Copyrights and Copywrongs: The Rise of Intellectual Property and How It. Threatens Creativity. By Siva Vaidhyanathan. New York, New York: New York. Copyrights and Copywrongs: The Rise of Intellectual Property and How it Threatens Creativity; Siva Vaidhyanathan; ; Book; Published by: NYU Press; View.

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May 13, Adam Ross rated it really liked it Shelves: Please list your name, institutional affiliation, course name and size, and institution address. Similarly, the oral transmission of culture, which has a centuries-old tradition within African American culture, is complicated by current copyright laws.

Jan 26, Matt rated it liked it. Matt Donahue rated it liked it Jul 15, As a writer of a continuing series of archival and historical information that will never be published for public use, it is interesting to learn of copyroghts much of copyright law has stymied creativity where it could lead to the need to backpedal on what seems to be corporate control and legislative overreach.

Copyrights and Copywrongs

Each vendor has its own pricing and delivery policies. Copyright, Vaidhyanathan asserts, is policy, not property. Exam Copy Please list your name, institutional affiliation, course name and size, and institution address. Popular passages Page 1 – And moreover, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; yea, he gave good heed, and sought out, and set in order many proverbs.

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Caprice Benoit rated it really liked it Feb 09, Below is the list of vendors that carry our titles in electronic format. Questions of legitimacy–of what constitutes “intellectual property” or “fair use,” and of how to locate a precise moment Copyright reflects far more than economic interests.

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From print books to video games, Copyrights and Copywrongs shows free expression in a legalistic chokehold. Contact Contact Us Help. Fairly basic from my perspective, but a good introduction for someone who hasn’t studied copyright law.

He argues persuasively that in its current punitive, highly restrictive form, American copyright law hinders cultural production, thereby contributing to the poverty of civic culture.

Copywrlngs Rise of Intellectual Property and How it Bringing to light the republican principles behind original copyright laws as well as present-day imbalances and future possibilities for freer expression and artistic equity, this volume takes important strides towards unraveling the complex web of culture, law, race, and technology in today’s global marketplace.

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Upon close examination, strict legal guidelines prove insensitive to the diverse forms of cultural expression prevalent in the United States, and reveal much about the racialized cultural values which permeate our system of laws. How, for example, can ownership of music, lyrics, or stories which have been passed down through generations be determined? Mikael Pawlo rated it it was amazing Jan 17, May 12, Miraese rated it really liked it Recommends it copyrughts There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. Tim Koppang rated it really liked it Apr 27, Lists with This Book. The End of Copyright?

It’s cool too cause it’s got a t this book is a really interesting exploration of the history of copyright law. All books by Siva Vaidhyanathan. Be the first to ask a question about Copyrights and Copywrongs. In the end, it is worth reading if you are interested in a short but fairly detailed outline of copyright law in the US. In addition to choking cultural expression, recent copyright law, Vaidhyanathan argues, effectively sanctions biases against cultural traditions which differ from the Anglo-European model.

Questions of legitimacy—of what constitutes But the author can’t be faulted for that, there have been some fairly big developments in the digital age of copyright since the book was written. Jun 11, Ken rated it it was amazing Shelves: Upon close examination, strict legal guidelines prove insensitive to the diverse forms of cultural expression prevalent in the United States, and reveal much about the racialized cultural values which permeate our system of laws.

He argues persuasively that in its current punitive, highly restrictive form, American copyright law hinders cultural production, thereby contributing to the poverty of civic culture. Cameron rated it liked it Jan 25,