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==Overview==
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''Format'': Lecture, featuring guest respondents<br/>
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''Lead'': Terry Fisher, featuring Charlie Nesson
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Led by Terry Fisher, this pillar will begin with a brief history of key theories and issues related
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to intellectual property, with a focus on copyright, in the Internet space. By examining some
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of the hard problems and cases that have defined this field over the last decade, this session
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will explore some of the central questions that characterize current debates, including the wide
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spectrum of licensing options, the uncertainty about permissible uses associated with creative
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works, and the implications of cloud computing. Charlie Nesson will highlight questions
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regarding the public domain, free and fair use, and the need for digital copyright and public
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domain registries. This foundational pillar will lay the groundwork for two relevant use cases on
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User Innovation and Digital Libraries, Archives, and Rights Registries (which will take place on
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Thursday morning).
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==Required Readings==
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*Lawrence Lessig, [http://www.bloomsburyacademic.com/view/Remix_9781849662505/chapter-ba-9781849662505-chapter-0001.xml;jsessionid=FF7F25C75D42F66DA23F17F809558987 Ch. 1, “Introduction,”] ''Remix'', Bloombsbury Academic (2008), read
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*''[http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/copyright-criminals/classroom.html “Copyright Criminals,”]'' Independent Lens (PBS), watch PBS “Community
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Classroom” Video Module 1: “Hip-Hop and the Birth of Sampling.”
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*Steve Greenlee, [http://www.boston.com/ae/specials/culturedesk/2010/11/cooks_source_probably_shutting.html "Cooks Source probably shutting down,]" Boston Globe
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CultureDesk, November 17, 2010.
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===Copyright Act===
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*[http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/usc_sec_17_00000102----000-.html 17 U.S.C. § 102]
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*[http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/usc_sec_17_00000106----000-.html 17 U.S.C. § 106]
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*[http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/usc_sec_17_00000501----000-.html 17 U.S.C. § 501]
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*[http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/usc_sec_17_00000107----000-.html 17 U.S.C. § 107]
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==Recommended Readings==
  
 
==Relevant Case Examples==
 
==Relevant Case Examples==
Cloud Computing
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[[Cloud Computing]]
  
 
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Overview

Format: Lecture, featuring guest respondents
Lead: Terry Fisher, featuring Charlie Nesson

Led by Terry Fisher, this pillar will begin with a brief history of key theories and issues related to intellectual property, with a focus on copyright, in the Internet space. By examining some of the hard problems and cases that have defined this field over the last decade, this session will explore some of the central questions that characterize current debates, including the wide spectrum of licensing options, the uncertainty about permissible uses associated with creative works, and the implications of cloud computing. Charlie Nesson will highlight questions regarding the public domain, free and fair use, and the need for digital copyright and public domain registries. This foundational pillar will lay the groundwork for two relevant use cases on User Innovation and Digital Libraries, Archives, and Rights Registries (which will take place on Thursday morning).

Required Readings

Classroom” Video Module 1: “Hip-Hop and the Birth of Sampling.”

CultureDesk, November 17, 2010.

Copyright Act

Recommended Readings

Relevant Case Examples

Cloud Computing