By Benedict Atkinson,Brian Fitzgerald

This publication tells the tale of ways, over centuries, humans, society and tradition created legislation affecting provide of knowledge. within the 21 century, uniform international copyright legislation are claimed to be fundamental to the good fortune of leisure, net and different info industries. Do copyright legislation inspire info flow? Many say that copyright legislation restrict dissemination, harming society. within the final three hundred years, industries armed with copyrights managed output and distribution. Now the internet’s disruption of financial styles may well noticeably reshape info regulation. Information freedom, a resource of emancipation, may perhaps switch the world.

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