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Unacceptable costs : the consequences of making knowledge property in a global society.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Published
<mark>Journal publication date</mark>04/2002
<mark>Journal</mark>Global Society
Issue number2
Volume16
Number of pages22
Pages (from-to)123-144
<mark>State</mark>Published
<mark>Original language</mark>English

Abstract

If we think of an author as having a natural right to profit from his work, then we will think of the copier as some sort of thief; whereas if we think of the author as beneficiary of a statutory monopoly, it may be easier to see the copier as an embodiment of free enterprise values.