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What is in a Title?

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

The notion of originality in copyright seems to reinforce an outdated assumption of author as a singular creator. Today, there are a plethora of cases that defy this notion. Most notably is act of collaboration and collective production. The notion of collective production is clearly illustrated in ...

The Sound of Music - and Money: Getting What You Pay For….Online

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

  In the early days of the boom, internet commerce presented opportunities for information providers (websites) to sell inexpensive digital goods to web-users and have the benefit of reaching a far larger consumer base than just a local market.  But with the growing free-rider ethos of the World Wide Web and the increasingly ...