Artists’ opportunities in an open environment

Cota, Mara Artists’ opportunities in an open environment., 2009 [Preprint]


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Copyright law in the United States has deviated from its original purpose. Consequently, the law has become restrictive instead of facilitative for artists. The ‘Open’, or ‘Free Culture’ movement responds to this restrictive environment with ways for artists to build on each other’s works legally -- particularly with the licenses created by the Creative Commons organization. Whether or not artists have the same kind of opportunities in the Open environment is examined.

Item type: Preprint
Keywords: free culture, commons, Jonathan Coulton, Sonny Bono Copyright Extension Act, derivative works
Subjects: E. Publishing and legal issues. > ED. Intellectual property: author's rights, ownership, copyright, copyleft, open access.
E. Publishing and legal issues.
E. Publishing and legal issues. > EE. Intellectual freedom.
Depositing user: Mara Cota
Date deposited: 09 Nov 2009
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:15


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