Podcast: Media in Transition 5: “Copyright, Fair Use and the Cultural Commons”

How has the American tradition of intellectual property law understood the relationship between originality and tradition? What rights do artists and educators have to draw inspiration from or comment on existing works in existing media? What habits, beliefs, legal and policy decisions threaten the emergence of a more participatory culture? What have people done, and what can we do to protect the Fair Use rights of artists, educators, and amateurs so that explore the opportunities created by new media and a networked society?

The full speaker list can be found at this sessions' website as well as a RealAudio stream.


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