Copyright's Highway: From Gutenberg to the Celestial Jukebox, Revised Edition [NOOK Book]

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Paul Goldstein is the Lillick Professor of Law at Stanford University and is widely recognized as one of the country's leading authorities on intellectual property law. He is the author of a four-volume treatise on U.S. copyright law and a one-volume treatise on international copyright law, as well as two widely adopted law school texts on intellectual property. He has testified before congressional committees...
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Copyright's Highway: From Gutenberg to the Celestial Jukebox, Revised Edition

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Overview

Paul Goldstein is the Lillick Professor of Law at Stanford University and is widely recognized as one of the country's leading authorities on intellectual property law. He is the author of a four-volume treatise on U.S. copyright law and a one-volume treatise on international copyright law, as well as two widely adopted law school texts on intellectual property. He has testified before congressional committees dealing with intellectual property matters and has been an invited expert at international governmental meetings on copyright issues.


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From eighteenth-century copyright law, to current-day copyright issues on the internet, to tomorrow's "celestial jukebox"--a digital repository of books, movies, and music available on demand--Paul Goldstein presents a thorough examination of the challenges facing copyright owners and users. One of the nation's leading authorities on intellectual property law, Goldstein offers an engaging, readable, and intelligent analysis of the effect of copyright on American politics, economy, and culture.





Goldstein presents and analyzes key legal battles, including Supreme Court decisions on home taping and 2 Live Crew's contested sampling of Roy Orbison's "Pretty Woman." In this revised edition, the author expands the discussion to cover electronic media, including an examination of recent Napster litigation, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, and the vexed Secure Digital Music Initiative, under which record companies attempted to develop effective encryption standards for their products.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780804779203
  • Publisher: Stanford University Press
  • Publication date: 6/19/2003
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • File size: 375 KB

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Paul Goldstein is the Lillick Professor of Law at Stanford University and is widely recognized as one of the country's leading authorities on intellectual property law. He is the author of a four-volume treatise on U.S. copyright law and a one-volume treatise on international copyright law, as well as two widely adopted law school texts on intellectual property. He has testified before congressional committees dealing with intellectual property matters and has been an invited expert at international governmental meetings on copyright issues.
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Table of Contents


<titl >Contents
Acknowledgments{rtab} 000

1. The Metaphysics of Copyright{rtab} 000
2. The History of an Idea{rtab} 000
3. Fifty Dollars to Collect Ten{rtab} 000
4. Private Copies{rtab} 000
5. The Two Cultures of Copyright{rtab} 000
6. The Answer to the Machine is in the Machine{rtab} 000
7. The Celestial Jukebox{rtab} 000
Notes{rtab} 000
Index{rtab} 000


Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Copyright United States
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    Posted June 9, 2013

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    Move along. Not a story place. Nica if u r reading this u can post the HOH chapters here.

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