Freedom of Expression Resistance and Repression in the Age of Intellectual Property

ISBN-10: 0816650314
ISBN-13: 9780816650316
Edition: 2007
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Description: Freedom of Expressionreg;covers the ways in which intellectual property laws have been used to privatize all forms of expression-from guitar riffs and Donald Trumprsquo;s ldquo;yoursquo;re firedrdquo; gesture to human genes and public space-and in  More...

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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication date: 3/8/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 392
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Freedom of Expressionreg;covers the ways in which intellectual property laws have been used to privatize all forms of expression-from guitar riffs and Donald Trumprsquo;s ldquo;yoursquo;re firedrdquo; gesture to human genes and public space-and in the process stifle creative expression. Kembrew McLeod challenges the blind embrace of privatization as it clashes against our right to free speech and shared resources. nbsp; Kembrew McLeod is professor of communication studies at the University of Iowa, author of Owning Culture: Authorship, Ownership, and Intellectual Property Law, and coproducer of the documentary Copyright Criminals: This Is a Sampling Sport. nbsp; Lawrence Lessig is professor of law at Stanford Law School. nbsp; This bookrsquo;s documentary companion will be available through Media Education Foundation.

Kembrew McLeod is Associate Professor of Communication Studies at the University of Iowa. He is the author ofFreedom of Expressionreg;: Resistance and Repression in the Age of Intellectual PropertyandOwning Culture: Authorship, Ownership, and Intellectual Property Law, and co-creator of the documentary filmCopyright Criminals.Rudolf Kuenzli is Professor of Comparative Literature and English at the University of Iowa, where he is the Director of the International Dada Archive. He is the editor of the journalDada/Surrealism.

Lawrence Lessig is a professor of law at the Stanford Law School. Previously Berkman Professor of Law at Harvard Law School from 1997 to 2000 and professor at the University of Chicago Law School from 1991 to 1997, he is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Trinity College, Cambridge, and Yale Law School. He clerked for Judge Richard Posner on the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and Justice Antonin Scalia on the United States Supreme Court. He is a monthly columnist forThe Industry Standard,a board member of the Red Hat Center for Open Source, and the author ofCode and Other Laws of Cyberspace. From the Hardcover edition.

Foreword: An Ideal Lawyer-Citizen
Introduction
This Gene is Your Gene
Copyright Criminals
Illegal Art
Culture, Inc.
Our Privatized World
The Digital Future
Afterword: Freedom of Expression
Epilogue: The Day I Killed Freedom of Expression
Acknowledgments
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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