Peer-to-Peer File Sharing and Copyright: What Could Be the Role of Collective Management?
- Peer-to-Peer File Sharing and Copyright: What Could Be the Role of Collective Management?
- Dusollier, Severine
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- Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts
- Whether originating from copyright scholarship or from legislative discussion, proposals to authorize the transfer of copyrighted works through peer-to-peer (“P2P“) networks have been abundant in the last ten years as an alternative to seemingly difficult to enforce and unsuccessful repression-based solutions. As Neil Netanel described it: P2P controversy is a story of the copyright industries‘ increasingly brazen— some say desperate—attempts to shut down P2P file-swapping networks, disable P2P technology and shift the costs of control onto third parties, including telecommunications companies, consumer electronics manufacturers, corporate employers, universities, new media entrepreneurs and the taxpayers.
Computer file sharing
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- Severine Dusollier, Caroline Colin, 2011, Peer-to-Peer File Sharing and Copyright: What Could Be the Role of Collective Management?, Columbia University Academic Commons, https://doi.org/10.7916/D8959T71.