Halbert's text is clearly written, extremely well researched and provides clear examples of the mess into which unbridled property rights has delivered us in the early 21st century. Resisting Intellectual Property Law attempts to build a theoretical base for the commons. In doing this Halbert develops a strong critique of Habermasian public spheres.
I have long been suspicious of Habermas' modernist and bourgeois obsessions and Halbert articulates these "anti-democratic tendencies" 24 far better than I can. The realities of digital music distribution, and the morality of patents and medicine. Interestingly, the illegal distribution of media is so often portrayed in moral terms by those parties attempting to enforce copyright to texts. Finally the patenting of genetic materials i.
The contents are: -- Theorizing the public domain: copyright and the development of a cultural Commons -- Licensing and the politics of ownership: end user licensing agreements versus open source -- I want my MP3's: the changing face of music in an electronic age -- Moralized discourses: South Africa's fight for access to AIDS drugs -- Ownership of the body: resisting the commodification of the human -- Traditional knowledge and intellectual property: seeking alternatives. ISBN Learn more. If you have previously obtained access with your personal account, Please log in.
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grupoavigase.com/includes/406/4961-citas-de.php Click on an option below to access. Log out of ReadCube. That globally protected intellectual property IP is more valuable than ever must be set against the fact that today's global network capitalism, in which IP is so valuable, also enables information to circulate beyond IP control.
Gervais, , pp. Scott Sumner Dec 7 at pm. The U. When Locke spoke of creating property by mixing our labour with the land, he had fallow land in mind. How does the amount stolen compare to the amount stolen by American college students?
Similarly, global IP expansion and its resistance go hand in hand, as global IP expansionist policy contains but also encourages infringement. This evaluation is undertaken though specific examinations of copyright, patent and trademark laws. Claims for the overall social benefit of global IP harmonisation and expansion policies are rejected.
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This controversial book examines the ways in which the idea of intellectual property is being re-thought by the victims of an over-expansive legal system. College, USA. She is also the author of Intellectual Property in the. Information Age: The Politics of Expanding Property Rights. Resisting Intellectual Property.
The full text of this article hosted at iucr. If you do not receive an email within 10 minutes, your email address may not be registered, and you may need to create a new Wiley Online Library account. If the address matches an existing account you will receive an email with instructions to retrieve your username. Matthew David Durham University Search for more papers by this author. WIPO does not require countries to outlaw circumvention in order to engage in a non-infringing use, nor does it require outlawing all tools that are necessary for consumers to exercise their lawful rights under copyright.
A Canadian Heritage Study from also rejects the need for enacting anti-circumvention laws 3.
This provision conflicts with the US Constitution, which forbids copyright protection for facts and data and it violates existing international obligations such as Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which guarantees freedom of expression. The IP chapter proposes to substantially limit traditional private copying rights, such as personal use, fair use, or fair dealing privileges without providing any justification.
Without the consent of the governed, intellectual property laws lack democratic legitimacy.