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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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Apr 15, Catherine Siemann rated it liked it. Human Form in American Spaces. I expected to like this book more than I did, as it is cited by a lot of authors I’ve been reading on the subject. Paperbackpages. Mark Twain and copywronge History of Literary Copyright.

It makes a decent if incomplete case though.

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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.

I wrote a review of this for RCCS a while back. Copyright reflects far more than economic interests. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Peter rated it it was amazing Mar 22, Preview — Copyrights and Copywrongs by Siva Vaidhyanathan. Tim rated it liked it Jul 20, Page 1 – The words of the wise are as goads, and as nails fastened by the masters of assemblies, which are given from one shepherd. Ultimately, copyright is a necessary policy that should balance public and private interests but the recent rise of “intellectual property” as a concept have overthrown that balance.

Feb 11, Dylan rated it liked it. How, for example, can ownership of music, lyrics, or stories which have been passed down through generations be determined? Henrique Antoun rated it liked it Dec 28, 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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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. How, for example, can ownership of music, lyrics, or stories which have been passed down through generations be determined?

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.

Open Preview See a Problem? Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. About the Author pp. Where the first copyrights were there to penalize publishers and not the public, now copyright has essentially criminalize everything, including the public. Other editions – View all Copyrights and Copywrongs: Siva Vaidhyanathan is a cultural historian and media scholar, and is currently a professor of media studies at the University of Virginia.

Jun 02, Vinicius Menezes rated it liked it.

In the end, it is worth reading if you are interested in a short but fairly detailed outline of copyright law in the US. From print books to video games, Copyrights and Copywrongs shows free expression in a legalistic chokehold.

Copyrighfs want to skip the last bit where the death of copyright is predicted. Hep Cats and Copy Cats. 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.

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Ryan rated it liked it Apr 30, Mark Twain and the History of Literary Copyright pp. The author, a media scholar and cultural historian, presents a reasoned and compelling argument for “thin” copyright policy.

Copyrights and Copywrongs

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Though he offers few solutions or even concrete suggestions, Vaidhyanathan writes compellingly and passionately, pulling examples from many of the creative arts. In Copyrights and CopywrongsSiva Vaidhyanathan tracks the history of American copyright law through the 20th century, from Mark Twain’s vehement exhortations for “thick” copyright protection, to recent lawsuits regarding sampling in rap music and the “digital moment,” exemplified by the rise of Napster and MP3 technology. In the feature story, Vaidhyanathan lauded librarians for being “on the front lines of copyright battles” and for being “the custodians of our information and cultural commons.

In this beautifully written book, a nonlawyer has uncovered much of the damage done.