Pages or organizations which debating various issues surrounding copyrights, such as length of coverage or whether the entire copyright concept is valid in the first place.
- Consumer Broadband and Digital Television Promotion Act
- Digital Millennium Copyright Act
- Digital Rights Management
- Internet Copyright
- Security Systems Standards and Certification Act
- Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act
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- Anarchism Triumphant: Free Software and the Death of Copyright How the Internet and free software render copyrights useless, dooming them much as capitalism doomed slavery.
- TypeRight A lobbying group formed by typeface designers, targeting copyright protection for the design of fonts in the United States, bringing copyright law in line with other western countries.
- Reevaluating Copyright: The Public Must Prevail Open source pioneer Richard Stallman discusses some problems with copyright restrictions.
- The Revolt of the Poor - The Demise of Intellectual Property? With the advent of new media, e-publishing, self-publishing, and differential patent enforcement and pricing - intellectual property rights may be in trouble.
- Jewish Law and Copyright Rabbi Israel Schneider gives his interpretation of Mosaic law and copyright issues.
- Copyright and Globalization in the Age of Computer Networks Transcript of a talk by Richard Stallman, on how copyright law no longer protects the public interest, and how it might be curtailed in different ways for different kinds of works.
- Digital Copyright Book by Jessica Litman about the collision between expectations of freedom of expression and copyright law.
- Artists Rights Society Provides visual artists with support for copyright clearance and monitors the use and potential abuse of artists' rights.
- Politics of Copy Protection Technology, The Paper by Damian Yerrick about "under the table" laws such as the Bono Act and the DMCA sponsored by corporate lobbyists that dilute the public's right to publish.
- Washington Post: Copyright, copywrong The old copyright rules apply, and figuring out just how is giving heartburn to lawyers the world over.
- Perpetual Copyright Explains how the perpetual copyright policy manifested in the Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act of 1998 has made it impossible to preserve art.
- I Am Gonna Copy Poll to vote on the proposition that everything that can be copied should be free, with no copyright and no intellectual property. Also includes links to articles and opinions.
- Slashdot - Canada to Hold Public Hearings on Digital Copyright Article on the Canadian government holding public hearings on the Copyright Act reform.
- DigitalConsumer.org Organization for protecting fair-use rights in the digital world. Advocates a Consumer Technology Bill of Rights including the rights to time-shift and space-shift media and to make backup copies.
- The Campaign to Have Copyright Interests Trump Technology and Consumer Rights Speech by Gary Shapiro, President of the Consumer Electronics Association, to the Optical Storage Symposium.
- A Great Idea Lives Forever. Shouldn’t Its Copyright? Opinion article arguing that copyrights, like physical property rights, should last forever. By Mark Helperin.
- Buy DVDs and Games Abroad - and Break the Law "British consumers will be on the wrong side of the law for the first time if they buy overseas DVDs or computer games 'unauthorised' for the UK and play them on their PCs at home." By Drew Cullen. [Register]
- QuestionCopyright.org A weblog questioning the idea that copyright is necessary for the promotion of creative expression. Has a collection of interesting links.
- History of Copyright A very simple but authoritative reference for the history of copyrights back to the 14th Century with references.
- Intellectual Property and Copyright Ethics Academic paper. General introduction to the subject of copyright ethics.
- LA Times: Copyright This Dallas Weaver argues that intellectual property's social value may eventually trump copyright law.
Infringement Nation: Copyright Reform and the Law/Norm Gap
Essay on the growing gap between what technology allows us to do and what copyright tells us not to do, and how it turns ordinary people into serial infringers. By John Tehranian. [Utah Law Review]
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