OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

How to Fix Copyright

ISBN : 9780199760091

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¥3,377
著者: 
William Patry
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336 ページ
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Hardcover
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145 x 211 mm
刊行日
2012年03月
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The arrival of the Internet was revolutionary, and one of the most tumultuous developments that flowed from it-the upending of the relatively settled world of copyright law-has forced us to completely rethink how rights to a work are allocated and how delivery formats affect an originator's claims to the work. Most of the disputes swirling around novel Internet media delivery systems, from Napster to Youtube to the Google Book Project, derive from our views on what constitutes a proper understanding of copyright. Who has the right to a work, and to what extent should we protect a rights holder's ability to derive income from it? Is it right to make copyrighted works free of charge? One of the central figures in this decade-plus long debate has been William Patry, who is now the lead copyright attorney for Google. In How to Fix Copyright, he offers a concise and pithy set of solutions for improving our increasingly outmoded copyright system. After outlining how we arrived at our current state of dysfunction, Patry offers a series of pragmatic fixes that steer a middle course between an overly expansive interpretation of copyright protection and abandoning it altogether. We have to accept that we cannot force people to buy copyrighted works, but at the same time, we have to enforce laws against counterfeiting. Most importantly, we have to look at the evidence-what furthers creativity yet does not deny protection to those who need it to create? We should also reject the increasingly strident (and, he argues, ill-informed) denunciations of delivery systems: Google Booksearch and DVRs are merely technologies, and are not the problem. Throughout, he stresses that we need to recognize that the consumer is king. Law can only solve legal problems, not business problems, and too often we use law to solve business problems. Practical yet prescriptive, How to Fix Copyright will reshape our understanding of what the real problems actually are and help us navigate through the increasingly complex dilemmas surrounding authorship and rights in our digital age.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION
1. Copyright and Creativity: A Brief History
2. The Business of Copyright
3. What Should be Protected, and for How Long
4. The Mechanics of Copyright
5. What is to Be Done? Sensible Futures for Copyright in a Global Market
CONCLUSION

著者について: 

William Patry is Senior Copyright Counsel at Google Inc.

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