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 (â€œP2Pâ€) 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 industriesâ€™ increasingly brazenâ€” some say desperateâ€”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.
- Intellectual property
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, http://hdl.handle.net/10022/AC:P:13798.