The Public Domain

James Boyle

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The Public Domain - Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

James Boyle

The Public Domain - Enclosing the Commons of the Mind,
James Boyle

1. Acknowledgments

2. Preface: Comprised of at Least Jelly?

3. Chapter 1: Why Intellectual Property?

3.1 You'll Get My Library of Congress When . . .
Chapter 1: Further Reading

4. Chapter 2: Thomas Jefferson Writes a Letter

4.1 The Jefferson Warning
4.2 A Natural Right?
4.3 A Tradition of Skeptical Minimalism
Chapter 2: Further Reading

5. Chapter 3: The Second Enclosure Movement

5.1 How Much of the Intangible Commons Should We Enclose?
Chapter 3: Further Reading

6. Chapter 4: The Internet Threat

6.1 The Logic of Perfect Control
6.2 Costless Copying Brings Both Costs and Benefits
6.3 The Holes Matter as Much as the Cheese
6.4 From Napster to Grokster
Chapter 4: Further Reading

7. Chapter 5: The Farmers' Tale: An Allegory

7.1 Between Paranoia and Reality: The DMCA
7.2 Infectious Speech: The DMCA and Freedom of Expression
7.3 The Apple of Forbidden Knowledge: The DMCA and Competition
7.4 Summing Up: Exaggerations, Half-Truths, and Bipolar Disorders in Technology Policy
Chapter 5: Further Reading
7.5.1 The DMCA and DRM
7.5.2 The DMCA and Freedom of Expression

8. Chapter 6: I Got a Mashup

8.1 I Got A Woman
8.2 An Industry of Gold Diggers
8.3 George Bush Doesn't Care . . .
8.4 Sampling
8.5 Conclusion
Chapter 6: Further Reading
8.6.1 Musical History
8.6.2 Musical Borrowing
8.6.3 Music and Copyright Law
8.6.4 The People and the Music

9. Chapter 7: The Enclosure of Science and Technology: Two Case Studies

9.1 A Machine that Contains All Other Machines
9.2 Synthetic Biology
Chapter 7: Further Reading

10. Chapter 8: A Creative Commons

10.1 Free and Open Software
10.2 Learning from the Sharing Economy
Chapter 8: Further Reading
10.3.1 Distributed Creativity
10.3.2 Free and Open Source Software
10.3.3 Creative Commons

11. Chapter 9: An Evidence-Free Zone

11.1 Owning Facts?
11.2 Does Public Information Want To Be Free?
11.3 Breaking the Deal
Chapter 9: Further Reading
11.4.1 Database Rights
11.4.2 Evidence-based Policy
11.4.3 Publicly Generated Information
11.4.4 Sound Recording Rights

12. Chapter 10: An Environmentalism for Information

12.1 Cultural Agoraphobia?
12.2 Learning from Environmentalism
Chapter 10: Further Reading

Endnotes

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Rights: Copyright: 2008, James Boyle
License: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike (CC-BY-NC-SA) 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/