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The Public Domain: Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

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The Public Domain: Enclosing the Commons of the Mind
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Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0300137400
ISBN-13: 9780300137408
Number of pages: 333

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In this enlightening book James Boyle describes what he calls the range wars of the information age - today's heated battles over intellectual property. Boyle argues that just as every informed citizen needs to know at least something about the environment or civil rights, every citizen should also understand intellectual property law.

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