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How to Fix Copyright

William Patry


The arrival of the Internet was revolutionary, and one of the most tumultuous developments that followed—the upending of the relatively settled world of copyright law—has forced the complete rethink of how rights to a work are allocated and how delivery formats affect an originator's claims to the work. Most of the disputes around novel Internet media delivery systems derive from views on what constitutes a proper understanding of copyright. Who has the right to a work, and to what extent should we protect a rights holder's ability to derive income from it? Is it right to make copyrighted work ... More

Keywords: Internet, copyright law, delivery format, media delivery system, counterfeit

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199760091
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199760091.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

William Patry, author
Senior Copyright Counsel, Google Inc.