LIS5411 - Introduction to Information Policy


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+Syllabus

Week 2 - The Infrastructure and Economics of the Internet
Week 3 - Law and the Internet

Week 4 - Intro to Intellectual Property



Week 6 - Problems in IP



Fair use
http://www.salon.com/2012/09/19/an_art_history_book_minus_the_art/
http://fairuse.stanford.edu/overview/fair-use/
http://www.lessig.org/2008/10/a-lesson-in-the-failures-of-fa/
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2016/04/fair-use-prevails-as-supreme-court-rejects-google-books-copyright-case/

DRM
Old school: https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2005/11/sonys_drm_rootk.html

Browse: http://defectivebydesign.org/
https://www.worldofrisen.de/images/imgmanager/644.png

Piracy vs Librarianship
http://www.innovationfiles.org/the-true-damages-of-online-piracy-its-hard-to-measure/
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2011/09/sanctioned-p2p-lawyer-fined-10000-for-staggering-chutzpah/
http://www.ubuntuvibes.com/2011/09/linux-game-devs-upload-their-own-game.html

http://computationalculture.net/article/book-piracy-as-peer-preservation

https://go-to-hellman.blogspot.com/2010/01/offline-book-lending-costs-us.html
https://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/2016/05/31/why-sci-hub-matters/
http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/04/whos-downloading-pirated-papers-everyone

http://www.badscience.net/2011/09/academic-papers-are-hidden-from-the-public-heres-some-direct-action/


Short Paper Assignment




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