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Comm 404 book report


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This presentation accompanies a blog entry that describes how copyright laws may be affecting creativity and how piracy of creative property has and is affecting the future of creative expression.

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Comm 404 book report

  1. 1. Matt Bray<br />COMM 404<br />St Cloud State University<br />Free CultureLawrence LessigPiracyChapters 1-4<br />
  2. 2. Forget Tattoos and Piercings, Our Kids Are Thieves <br />Even The Girl Scouts Aren’t Safe<br />Internet and P2P<br />Is Creativity Being Helped or Hindered?<br />Introduction <br />
  3. 3. Creators <br /><ul><li>“Walt Disney Creativity”
  4. 4. Rip, Mix, Burn
  5. 5. So That’s Where All Those Disney Movies Came From</li></li></ul><li>Creators Continued <br /><ul><li>Japanese Comics- Manga Vs. Doujinshi
  6. 6. “There is not enough lawyers to prosecute a case like this”
  7. 7. Intellectual Property
  8. 8. Both Forms Flourish Even With “Pirating” </li></li></ul><li>Eastman’s Kodak Camera- How differently it could have been.<br />Just Think!<br />Blogs and Democratic Public Discourse <br />Mere Copyists <br />
  9. 9. College Student or Music Pirate?<br />Created Own Search Engine For College Network<br />25% of Files Were Music<br />RIAA Demands Tremendous Settlement That Would Take Bill Gates Two Lifetimes To Pay Off<br />Catalogs and a $100 billion Lawsuit<br />
  10. 10. Film, Recording Music, Radio, Cable TV Are All Where They Are Today Because Of Pirating <br />Say Hello To Hollywood<br />…But I Can Sing It In The Shower Free Of Charge Right?<br />Under Current Definition Of Piracy, Every Industry Affected By Copyright Today Is The Product And The Beneficiary Of A Certain Kind Of Piracy<br />Mainstream Media As Pirates….. Arrrrrr<br />