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There’s No Such Thing as a Computer-Authored Work–And It’s a Good Thing, Too

Grimmelmann, James

I would like to talk about computer-authored works—I would like to, except that they don’t exist. Copyright law doesn’t recognize computer programs as authors, and it shouldn’t. Some day it might make sense to, but if that day ever comes, copyright will be the least of our concerns.


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November 22, 2016