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Copyright's Paradox
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Copyright's Paradox

Neil Weinstock Netanel

Abstract

Copyright is at once an engine of free expression and impediment to free expression. Copyright law underwrites much literature, journalism, music, art, and film. Yet copyright often stands in the way of speech that would build upon existing expression to convey new messages and artistic perspectives.

Keywords: copyright, free speech, free expression, first amendment, digital, media, expressive diversity, remix, journalism, movies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780195137620
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2008 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137620.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Neil Weinstock Netanel, author
University of California at Los Angeles School of Law
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