IS 200 Information in Society

Preparation for the Discussion Groups in Week Eight, Nov 20

  • Can Information really be property?  How is intellectual property different from traditional forms of property?
  • As copyright becomes more restrictive, what are the implications on the creation of new works?
  • How will the new copyright anti-circumvention rules affect library practice?
  • What are the implications of pay-per-view on libraries?
  • What are the dangers of copyright laws being used to silence certain views?