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Media Management
Media management
  • Introduction
  • ‘Piracy funds terrorism and will destroy our society and your future enjoyment’ (FACT?)
  • Intellectual property theft is the new street drug
  • Intellectual property theft and illegal immigrants
  • Intellectual property, identity theft and student plagiarism
  • Intellectual property theft and airport security myths
  • Media scopes: the next big ‘clampdown’ — July 2008: via ISPs
  • The mass-media and new-media
  • Spreading conspiracies
  • Conclusions

Jessica Litman (1991) argues popular constructions of copyright rarely coincide with the actuality of copyright law. Authors and artists draw heavily upon the works of others. All lie between the fabricated romantic self-made artist with no debts and the accountant with receipts in hand. Creativity requires a degree of forgetting and all creative artists ‘infringe’ to one degree or another. Creative artists and publics alike, therefore, construct a myth of copyright in ...

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