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Best Books on Copyright, Technology, and Digital Culture

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Culture vs. Copyright Report Abuse
An excellent and fun to read analysis of effects of Copyright and Patent laws on culture and technology progress.
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Out of the Mouths of Babes--the great part of the book consists of dialogues by first graders.
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Note, that the book can be downloaded for free from its site
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Digital Copyright Report Abuse
THE best primer on the law and recent controversies, written in a clear and pointed style.
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Wired Shut: Copyright and the Shape of Digital Culture Report Abuse
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Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace Report Abuse
One of the best explanations of how digital technology can be used to regulate.
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The Future of Ideas: The Fate of the Commons in a Connected World Report Abuse
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Free Culture: The Nature and Future of Creativity Report Abuse
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Copyrights and Copywrongs: The Rise of Intellectual Property and How it Threatens Creativity Report Abuse
A great analysis of the way copyright has always been a complicated issue for 20th century media culture, even before the Internet.
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The Anarchist in the Library: How the Clash Between Freedom and Control Is Hacking the Real World and Crashing the System Report Abuse
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Shamans, Software and Spleens : Law and the Construction of the Information Society Report Abuse
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The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom Report Abuse
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Authors and Owners: The Invention of Copyright Report Abuse
This is still the best history of copyright book, taking us back to where many of the persistent tensions in copyright law first emerged.
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Copyrighting Culture: The Political Economy Of Intellectual Property (Critical Studies in Communication and in the Cultural Industries) Report Abuse
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Owning Culture: Authorship, Ownership, and Intellectual Property Law (Popular Culture and Everyday Life, Vol. 1) Report Abuse
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Promises to Keep: Technology, Law, and the Future of Entertainment Report Abuse
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Regulating Cyberspace: The Policies and Technologies of Control Report Abuse
Copyright is just one of five areas of Internet law that author, Spinello investigates, along with free speech, privacy, security, and fair competition.
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Peers, Pirates, and Persuasion: Rhetoric in the Peer-to-Peer Debates Report Abuse
A smart take on the way players in the copyright debates have worked very hard to colonize and deploy particular language.
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Protocol: How Control Exists after Decentralization (Leonardo Books) Report Abuse
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The Access Principle: The Case for Open Access to Research and Scholarship (Digital Libraries and Electronic Publishing) Report Abuse
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The Cultural Life of Intellectual Properties: Authorship, Appropriation, and the Law (Post-Contemporary Interventions) Report Abuse
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Contested Culture: The Image, the Voice, and the Law (Cultural Studies of the United States) Report Abuse
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