This American Copyright Life: Reflections on Re-Equilibrating Copyright for the Internet Age
Peter S. Menell
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
April 4, 2014
61 J. Copyright Society of the U.S.A. 235 (2014)
UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2347674
This article calls attention to the dismal state of copyright’s public approval rating. Drawing on the format and style of Ira Glass’s “This American Life” radio broadcast, the presentation unfolds in three parts: Act I – How did we get here?; Act II – Why should society care about copyright’s public approval rating?; and Act III – How do we improve copyright’s public approval rating (and efficacy)?
Number of Pages in PDF File: 138
Keywords: copyright, enforcement, file-sharing, norms
Date posted: November 1, 2013 ; Last revised: February 26, 2016
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