[Pdf Kindle] (Copyfraud and Other Abuses of Intellectual Property Law) by Jason Mazzone

OneWritten by a law professor the book is sometimes heavy on legalistic arguments but it s mostly written in plain English with clear explanations of what is good and bad in the way copyright and patent laws are applied The author argues for stronger enforcement of Fair Use and a level playing field Lots of legal ese in the last third of the book Mazzone thinks the real problem with copyright is that owners claim rights than they have and impede creative expression I don t think this angle gets discussed as often because it s easy to Think Of Ways That of ways that ignore copyright You might be able to get away with burning a cd for a friend but that independent documentary film maker is not able to invoke fair use on clips for their movie because the studios won t let anything out of the gate without explicit permission It s cheaper and easier to cut out anything that could potentially lead to a lawsuit even if it is completely within your. Titution to lawsuits designed to prevent people from poking fun at Barbie from controversies over digital sampling in hip hop to Major League Baseball's ubiuitous restriction on sharing any Accounts And Descriptions Of This and descriptions of this overreaching claims of intellectual property rights are everywhereOverreaching interferes with legitimate uses and reproduction of a wide variety of works imposes enormous social and economic costs and ultimately undermines creative endeavors As this book reveals the solution is. and economic costs and ultimately undermines creative endeavors As this book reveals the solution is. ,


This book was fine An obvious corrective to predominate ways of thinking about copyright overreaching ownership and licensing A good primer on the topic Makes me think about 2013 and fetishizing ownerships property etc on the one hand and the tacit and implied economic relations we are constantly already in and how entangled one actually is The work each chapter actually ends with a reasonable call to arms for public comportment towards the assumption of fair use and public domain the law prosecuting overreaching and legislation to reflect and better define copyright as an exception not the ruleFuck the man good An important book for writers and other creative types to understand just what is Fair Use And How It use and how it being crippled by large corporations and other corrupt actors But it is also an important resource for librarians *and archivists of which I am one and everyone who reads listens *archivists of which I am one and everyone who reads listens music watches movies in other words every. Intellectual property law in the United States does not work well and it needs to be reformed but not for the reasons given by most critics The issue is not that intellectual property rights are too easily obtained too broad in scope and too long in duration Rather the primary problem is
Overreaching By Publishers Producers Artists 
by publishers producers artists others who abuse intellectual property law by claiming stronger rights than the law actually gives them From copyfraud like phony copyright notices attached to the US Cons. ,
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Rights under fair use since the risk of corporation wrath is so great "Mazzone Says The Punishment "says the punishment copyfraud should be the risk of corporation wrath is so great Mazzone says the punishment for copyfraud should be since right now there s no incentive for copyright owners to overstep their bounds Be warned libraries and archives he does take issue with those institutions who claim copyright or fees for use of materials when they don t own the copyright or the materials are in the public domain It s a lot easier to understand why archives might charge for commercial uses of materials since they are rarely a big bad corporation but it s our responsibility as a profession to get a handle on what is actually legal Lost a star because the writing could have been a little better but it still held my attention on my sleepy commute Copyright is so interesting Changed my thinking in some fundamental ways greatly deepened refined my understanding of the contemporary IP law practices scene Very useful grrrrr IP law makes me mad. Not to change the scope or content of intellectual property rights but to create mechanisms to prevent people asserting rights beyond those they legitimately possessWhile there are many other books on intellectual property this is the first to examine overreaching as a distinct problem and *to show how to solve it Jason Mazzone makes a series of timely proposals by which government organizations and *show how to solve it Jason Mazzone makes a series of timely proposals by which government organizations and people can stand up to creators and content providers when they seek to grab than the law gives th. Copyfraud and Other Abuses of Intellectual Property Law