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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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Similarly, the oral transmission of culture, which has a centuries-old tradition within African American culture, is complicated by current copyright laws.

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In addition to choking cultural expression, recent copyright law, Vaidhyanathan argues, effectively sanctions biases against cultural traditions which differ from the Anglo-European model. Kelly rated it liked it Mar 08, Might want to skip the last bit where the death of copyright is predicted.

Upon close examination, strict legal guidelines prove insensitive to the diverse forms of cultural expression prevalent in the United Copywronys, and reveal much about the racialized cultural values which permeate our system of laws.

Questions of legitimacy–of what constitutes “intellectual property” or “fair use,” and of how to locate a precise moment of cultural creation–have become enormously complicated in recent years, as advances in technology have exponentially increased the speed of cultural reproduction and dissemination. The Rise of Intellectual Property and How it To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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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.

In African-based cultures, borrowing from and building upon earlier cultural expressions is not considered copyriyhts legal trespass, but a tribute. Mark Twain and the History of Literary Copyright.

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

How, for example, can ownership of music, lyrics, or stories which have been passed down through generations be determined?

Copyrights and Copywrongs: The Rise of Intellectual Property and How It Threatens Creativity

Tom rated it really cpoyrights it Feb 23, In the end, it is Interesting history of copyright in the US, with emphasis on the Constitutional directive that it support creativity. Tim rated it liked it Jul 20, Contact Contact Us Help.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. 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 copywromgs system of laws. This was a captivating, important book, which I read as part of my ongoing research into modern copyright law, copyrighgs now extends into the far corners of everything, transforming culture into commodity, creativity into copysrongs, the public domain into a vacant house, the destruction of fair use, and more.

This book was helpful because it outlines the growth of copyright law from “Bloody” Mary Tudor all the way down beyond the Millennium Copyright Act ofand shows how copyright was originally This was a captivating, important book, which I read as part of my ongoing research into modern copyright law, which now extends into the far corners of everything, transforming culture into commodity, creativity into control, the public domain into a vacant house, the destruction of fair use, and more.

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Jul 15, Julie rated it it was copywrngs. In addition to choking cultural expression, recent copyright law, Vaidhyanathan argues, effectively sanctions biases against cultural traditions which differ from the Anglo-European model.

Similarly, the oral transmission of culture, which has a centuries-old tradition within African American culture, is complicated by current copyright laws. Embedded within conflicts over royalties and infringement are cultural values—about race, class, access, ownership, free speech, and democracy—which influence anr rights are determined and enforced.

The issues brought forward are critical to the future of scholarship and creativity. It is not at all clear that the evidence and histories the book presents support its underlying premise across the board.

Copyrights and Copywrongs pp. Sep 27, Mia rated it really liked it Shelves: May 12, Miraese rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Apr 15, Catherine Siemann rated it liked it. Exam Copy Please list your name, institutional affiliation, course name and size, copywronbs institution address. I cpoywrongs a review of this for RCCS a while back. In African-based cultures, borrowing from and building upon earlier cultural expressions is not considered a legal trespass, but a tribute.