?The ability of creators to parlay their expressive efforts with technology falls within a battleground that accountants, lawyers, and lawmakers dictate with barbed boundaries. That?s as impossible as owning the air itself, which Kembrew McLeod states and identifies clearly.?
?Chuck D, Public Enemy
?People, this is it?. A must-read for anyone who wants to actually change the way digital culture operates.?
?Paul D. Miller aka. Dj Spooky that Subliminal Kid
Freedom of Expression®
Freedom of Expression®: Overzealous Copyright Bozos and Other Enemies of Creativity (Doubleday/Random House, 2005)
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***WINNER OF THE AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION’S OBOLER AWARD FOR BEST SCHOLARSHIP IN THE AREA OF INTELLECTUAL FREEDOM***
Freedom of Expression®: Overzealous Copyright Bozos and Other Enemies of Creativity, published in 2005 by Random House/Doubleday.
Intellectual Property Versus Free Expression: Does Copyright Murder Freedom?, translated and published in Japan in 2006 (not my chosen title, but it’s awesome nonetheless!).
Freedom of Expression®: Resistance and Repression in the Age of Intellectual Property, forthcoming paperback edition to be published Spring 2007 by University of Minnesota Press — revised, and with a new afterword by the author and a forword by Stanford University Law Professor Lawrence Lessig.
Also coming in 2007: The Media Education Foundation’s documentary companion to the book, also titled Freedom of Expression®: Resistance and Repression in the Age of Intellectual PropertyAbout the Author
A journalist, activist, artist, and professor in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Iowa, KEMBREW McLEOD is the author of Owning Culture: Authorship, Ownership, and Intellectual Property Law (Peter Lang, 2001) and has written music criticism for Rolling Stone, the Village Voice, Spin, and Mojo. He is also the coproducer of a 2001 documentary on the music industry, Money for Nothing: Behind the Business of Pop Music, and a documentary on intellectual property law, Copyright Criminals, which will be completed in 2005.
check the movie from Copyright Criminals !!!