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Providing a vital economic incentive for much of society's music, art, and literature, copyright is widely considered "the engine of free expression"--but it is also used to stifle news reporting, political commentary, historical scholarship, and even artistic expression. In Copyright'sParadox, Neil Weinstock Netanel explores the tensions between copyright law and free spe ...more
Hardcover, 274 pages
Published April 1st 2008 by Oxford University Press, USA
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Great book on the connection between copyright and free speech. I enjoyed this book better than Free Culture, but then I read this book first. It has a more narrow focus, and the writing is more legalistic. Netanel raises excellent concerns about censorship, and how the ongoing tension between copyright and the First Amendment is swinging out of balance. His suggetions at the end of the book struck me as well thought out. A good book for anyone interested in the First Amendment.