Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Law Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Series

Science and Technology Law

2011

Texas A&M University School of Law

Articles 1 - 1 of 1

Full-Text Articles in Law

Digital Copyright And Confuzzling Rhetoric, Peter K. Yu Jan 2011

Digital Copyright And Confuzzling Rhetoric, Peter K. Yu

Faculty Scholarship

The entertainment industry tells people they shouldn’t steal music because they wouldn’t steal a car, but has anybody ever downloaded a car? Music fans praise Napster and other file-sharing services for helping to free artists from the stranglehold of the music industry, but how many of these services actually have shared profits with songwriters and performing artists? Industry representatives claim that people use YouTube primarily to listen to or watch copyrighted contents, but are they missing a big piece of the user-generated content picture? Artists are encouraged to forget about copyright and hold live concerts instead, but can ...