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Interfaces on Trial 2.0 by Jonathan Band, Masanobu Katoh

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Interfaces on Trial 2.0
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Publisher: The MIT Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0262015005
ISBN-13: 9780262015004
Number of pages: 247

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This book -- a follow-up to Band and Katoh's successful 1995 book Interfaces on Trial -- examines the debates surrounding the use of copyright law to prevent competition and interoperability in the global software industry in the last fifteen years.

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