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A Copyright Masquerade: How Corporate Lobbying Threatens Online Freedoms

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How can we protect the Internet and our right to free speech, when government strings are being pulled by corporate lobbyists with large legal teams and entertainment budgets?

A Copyright Masquerade reveals how proposals for Internet copyright enforcement stem from an American corporate agenda linking intellectual property to trade policy. It is an agenda that involves pri
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Paperback, 224 pages
Published September 3rd 2013 by Zed Books
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Here's the review I posted on EFF's Deeplinks blog, at https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2013/09...

It's no secret that the copyright lobby exerts an undue influence in shaping Internet policy. But the mechanisms by which that happens—which can include not just the legislative bodies of dozens of countries, but also backroom, off the record dealings—can be confusing and opaque, even to people following it closely.

In a new book out this month, A Copyright Masquerade, veteran journalist Dr. Monica Hort
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