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intellectual property

3 articles

The Ecstacy of Influence: A Plagiarism

Our debt, conscious or unconscious, to what has come before, and what it can tell us about copyright, the public domain, and the complicated relationship between creators and consumers.


For the Love of Culture

Why our entire understanding of copyright is due for an overhaul.


The Patent Troll

Erich Spangenberg is in the business of owning other people’s ideas. He makes a fortune.