Intellectual Property (598)

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A Politics Of Intellectual Property: Environmentalism for the Net? by James Boyle Open in a new browser window
   Paper by James Boyle calling for reduction of intellectual property laws, to be achieved by political machination inspired by the environmental movement.
   http://www.law.duke.edu/boylesite/intprop.htm
A Primer On the Ethics of "Intellectual Property" Open in a new browser window
   This primer provides a general framework for freeing any information covered under copyright and patent laws.
   http://www.ram.org/ramblings/philosophy/fmp/copying_primer.html
Brian Martin: Against intellectual property Open in a new browser window
   An Australian university gives a powerful case against "intellectual property" laws. Includes a long bibliography of books supporting the point.
   http://www.uow.edu.au/arts/sts/bmartin/pubs/95psa.html
Copyright Law and Independent Creation Theory Open in a new browser window
   Complaining that the law of independent creation allows the theft of music.
   http://www.bellsouthpwp.net/m/u/musicedu/case/index.html
Copyright: Guardian of Intellectual Property Open in a new browser window
   Guide to computer ethics issues and current news includes an introduction to the problematic copyright issues raised by digital media.
   http://library.thinkquest.org/26658/cgi-bin/2-1.cgi
Free Intellectual Property Exchange (FreeIPX) Open in a new browser window
   A news and discussion site dedicated to critical analysis of the use, abuse, and relevance of IP Law. [Slash-style site]
   http://www.freeipx.org
Giftfile Project Open in a new browser window
   A project to enable authors of computer files containing nonproprietary intellectual works (free music, literature, software) and their supporters (including fans, users) to participate in a gift economy.
   http://giftfile.org/
IP Future Open in a new browser window
   This group is organized to promote discussion of intellectual property laws worldwide. It is hoped that a network of interested people can come together to begin discussing a future for intellectual property law which balances the needs of people with the
   http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ipfuture/
Information Liberation: Against Intellectual Property Open in a new browser window
   A chapter from the book Information Liberation, written by Brian Martin.
   http://danny.oz.au/free-software/advocacy/against_IP.html
Intellectual Property Compensation Via Tipping Open in a new browser window
   Article that proposes (with case studies) that tipping may be a viable compensation model for intellectual property (such as music and books).
   http://tipping.selfpromotion.com/
Intellectual Property Issues Open in a new browser window
   An impressive list of links to articles concerning intellectual "property" issues, from all sides.
   http://www.negativland.com/intprop.html
Intellectual Property Rights Overview Open in a new browser window
   The W3C's take on intellectual property rights in the Information Age.
   http://www.w3.org/IPR/
Intellectual Property at the National Academies Open in a new browser window
   A guide to the Academies' documents and publications on Intellectual Property and a forum to discuss ongoing work.
   http://search.nap.edu/shelves/ip/
International IP Law Forum Open in a new browser window
   Features ideas and opinions on issues related to establishing and protecting intellectual property.
   http://www.internationaliplawforum.com/
Invention Development Group Open in a new browser window
   Offers information on intellectual property agreements, patents, product licensing, and trademarking.
   http://www.thepatentguys.com
Library Juice Copyright Issue Open in a new browser window
   A supplement to the weekly e-zine Library Juice from September, 2000, devoted to the political and philosophical issues of intellectual property, especially as they relate to libraries and the internet.
   http://libr.org/Juice/issues/vol3/LJ_3.35.sup.html
Mid-Atlantic Infoshop - Against Intellectual Property Open in a new browser window
   A page critical of copyrights, trademarks, and intellectual property.
   http://www.infoshop.org/aip.html
Negativland - Fair Use Open in a new browser window
   An essay exploring whether artists, for profit or not, have the right to freely "sample" from an already "created" electronic environment that surrounds them for use in their own work.
   http://www.negativland.com/fairuse.html
Roundtable - 98.09 Open in a new browser window
   An Atlantic Unbound roundtable on the future of intellectual property and copyright law in the digital age
   http://www.theatlantic.com/unbound/forum/copyright/intro.htm
The GNU Manifesto Open in a new browser window
   The last name in software freedom...this outlines the reasons that "Gnu's Not Unix" produces free software.
   http://www.gnu.org/gnu/manifesto.html
The Mark is the Beast Open in a new browser window
   An article describing the change in the usage of trademarks, and how it stifles our use of our own language.
   http://www.weeklywire.com/ww/07-20-98/boston_feature_1.html
The Register - Sneaky Cable Crypto Scheme in the Works Open in a new browser window
   Article exposing that the cable television industry is moving to implement a copy protection scheme that will allow movie studios and cable providers to control what viewers are able to record.
   http://www.theregister.co.uk/2000/12/22/sneaky_cable_crypto_scheme/
The Right to Read Open in a new browser window
   Richard Stallman's famous parable about the Right to Read, and what will happen if intellectual monopoly laws continue to grow.
   http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/right-to-read.html
Weaving Webs of Ownership: Intellectual Property in an Information Age Open in a new browser window
   Debora J. Halbert's doctoral dissertation in progress concerning on intellectual property laws in the West.
   http://www.futures.hawaii.edu/dissertation/TOC2.html
Wired - The Eagle Is Grounded Open in a new browser window
   Article comparing today's toughening of US intellectual property laws to help given to the US shipping industry 30 years ago, resulting in even greater losses for US firms, higher prices, and frustrated consumers.
   http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/12.02/start.html
bIPlog Open in a new browser window
   Weblog on intellectual property issues.
   http://www.biplog.com/

Last Updated: 2007-09-24 21:18:08