A Politics of Intellectual Property: Environmentalism for the Net?
30 Pages Posted: 12 Dec 2017
Date Written: October 1, 1997
This Essay argues that we need a politics, or perhaps a political economy, of intellectual property. Using the controversy over copyright on the Internet as a case study and the history of the environmental movement as a comparison, it offers a couple of modest proposals about what such a politics might look like-what theoretical ideas it might draw upon, and what constituencies it might unite.
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Boyle, James, A Politics of Intellectual Property: Environmentalism for the Net? (October 1, 1997). Duke Law Journal, Vol. 47, No. 1, 1997, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3084808 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3084808
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