In recent years we have witnessed a rising tension between the open architecture of the Internet and legal restrictions for online activities. The impact of digital recording technologies and distributed file sharing systems has forever changed the expectations of everyday users with regard to digital information. At the same time, however, U.S. Copyright Law has shown a decided trend toward more restrictions over what we are able to do with digital materials. As a result, a gap has emerged between the reality of copyright law and the social reality of our everyday activities. Through an analysis of the competing rhetorical frameworks about copyright regulation in a digital age, this book shows how the stories told by active parties in the debate shape our cultural understanding of what is and is not acceptable in the use of copyrighted works on digital networks. Reyman posits recent legal developments as sites of conflict between competing value systems in our culture: one of control, relying heavily on comparisons of intellectual property to physical property, and emphasizing ownership, theft, and piracy, and the other a value of community, implementing new concepts such as that of an intellectual "commons," and emphasizing exchange, collaboration, and responsibility to a public good. Reyman argues that the rhetoric of the digital copyright debate, namely the rhetorical positioning of technology as destructive to creative and intellectual production, has profound implications for the future of digital culture.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Jessica Reyman is Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Professional Writing in the Department of English at Northern Illinois University.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Book Condition: New. This item is Print on Demand - Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # POD_9780415999076
Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97804159990760000000
Book Description Routledge, 2017. Hardback. Book Condition: NEW. 9780415999076 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Print on Demand title, produced to the highest standard, and there would be a delay in dispatch of around 10 working days. Bookseller Inventory # HTANDREE0241019
Book Description Routledge, 2010. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # F9-9780415999076
Book Description Routledge. Book Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Hardcover - 178pp - This title is now printed on demand - please allow an added 2-3 weeks for shipment! A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Bookshop in business since 1992!. Bookseller Inventory # 2000980
Book Description Routledge, 2016. Paperback. Book Condition: New. PRINT ON DEMAND Book; New; Publication Year 2016; Not Signed; Fast Shipping from the UK. No. book. Bookseller Inventory # ria9780415999076_lsuk
Book Description Routledge, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0415999073
Book Description Routledge, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 188 pages. 9.00x6.00x0.50 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # __0415999073
Book Description Routledge, 2010. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days.THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IP-9780415999076
Book Description Routledge, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # INGM9780415999076