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Digital Copyright by Jessica Litman

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Digital Copyright
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Publisher: Michigan Publishing Services
Number of pages: 208

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Jessica Litman questions whether copyright laws crafted by lawyers and their lobbyists really make sense for the vast majority of us. Should every interaction between ordinary consumers and copyright-protected works be restricted by law? Is it practical to enforce such laws, or expect consumers to obey them? What are the effects of such laws on the exchange of information in a free society?

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