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The End Of Ownership

Author : Aaron Perzanowski
ISBN : 9780262035019
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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An argument for retaining the notion of personal property in the products we "buy" in the digital marketplace.

Digital Countercultures And The Struggle For Community

Author : Jessa Lingel
ISBN : 9780262036214
Genre : Computers
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How countercultural communities have made the Internet meet their needs, subverting established norms of digital technology use.

Authors Users And Pirates

Author : James Meese
ISBN : 9780262037440
Genre : Law
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An examination of subjectivity in copyright law, analyzing authors, users, and pirates through a relational framework.

Protecting Children Online

Author : Tijana Milosevic
ISBN : 9780262037099
Genre : Computers
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High-profile cyberbullying cases often trigger exaggerated public concern about children's use of social media. Large companies like Facebook respond by pointing to their existing anti-bullying mechanisms or coordinate with nongovernmental organizations to organize anti-cyberbullying efforts. Do these attempts at self-regulation work? In this book, Tijana Milosevic examines the effectiveness of efforts by social media companies -- including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Snapchat, and Instagram -- to rein in cyberbullying by young users. Milosevic analyzes the anti-bullying policies of fourteen major social media companies, as recorded in companies' corporate documents, draws on interviews with company representatives and e-safety experts, and details the roles of nongovernmental organizations examining their ability to provide critical independent advice. She draws attention to lack of transparency in how companies handle bullying cases, emphasizing the need for a continuous independent evaluation of effectiveness of companies' mechanisms, especially from children's perspective. Milosevic argues that cyberbullying should be viewed in the context of children's rights and as part of the larger social problem of the culture of humiliation. Milosevic looks into five digital bullying cases related to suicides, examining the pressures on the social media companies involved, the nature of the public discussion, and subsequent government regulation that did not necessarily address the problem in a way that benefits children. She emphasizes the need not only for protection but also for participation and empowerment -- for finding a way to protect the vulnerable while ensuring the child's right to participate in digital spaces.

Creativity Without Law

Author : Kate Darling
ISBN : 9781479841936
Genre : Law
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Intellectual property law, or IP law, is based on certain assumptions about creative behavior. The case for regulation assumes that creators have a fundamental legal right to prevent copying, and without this right they will under-invest in new work. But this premise fails to fully capture the reality of creative production. It ignores the range of powerful non-economic motivations that compel creativity, and it overlooks the capacity of creative industries for self-governance and innovative social and market responses to appropriation. This book reveals the on-the-ground practices of a range of creators and innovators. In doing so, it challenges intellectual property orthodoxy by showing that incentives for creative production often exist in the absence of, or in disregard for, formal legal protections. Instead, these communities rely on evolving social norms and market responses—sensitive to their particular cultural, competitive, and technological circumstances—to ensure creative incentives. From tattoo artists to medical researchers, Nigerian filmmakers to roller derby players, the communities illustrated in this book demonstrate that creativity can thrive without legal incentives, and perhaps more strikingly, that some creative communities prefer, and thrive, in environments defined by self-regulation rather than legal rules. Beyond their value as descriptions of specific industries and communities, the accounts collected here help to ground debates over IP policy in the empirical realities of the creative process. Their parallels and divergences also highlight the value of rules that are sensitive to the unique mix of conditions and motivations of particular industries and communities, rather than the monoculture of uniform regulation of the current IP system.

Towards The New Information Society Of Tomorrow

Author : N. M. Malwad
ISBN : UOM:39015042569023
Genre : Information society
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Information Technology For Management

Author : Efraim Turban
ISBN : UOM:39076002665268
Genre : Computers
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A practical, managerial-oriented approach to show how IT is used in organizations for the improvement of quality and productivity. * Contains a variety of cases which highlight problems many corporations encounter, as well as international cases, written by prominent international figures in the field, to illustrate how IT can be adapted to conform to other cultures. * Substantial coverage of new technology and applications (e.g. fuzzy logic, neural computing, hypermedia). * Icons highlight the use of functional areas of business, health care, and government, not-for profit agencies.

Pirates Of The Digital Millennium

Author : John Gantz
ISBN : UOM:39015060369272
Genre : Business & Economics
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Digital piracy. It's a global war -- and it's just begun.Pirates of the Digital Millenniumchronicles that war. All of it: media conglomerates vs. teenagers, tech companies vs. content providers, artists battling artists, nations vs. nations, law enforcement vs. organized crime. John Gantz and Jack Rochester cover every side and all the implications. Economics. Law. Ethics. Culture. The players. And above all, the realities -- including the exclusive new findings of a 57-country digital piracy research project. The media universe is shaking to its very foundations. This book helps you make sense of what's happening -- and what's next.

Library Information Science Abstracts

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ISBN : UOM:39015079680438
Genre : Information science
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Information Technologies And International Development

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105121656313
Genre : Communication in economic development
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