The Public Domain

  • by James Boyle
  • Narrated by David Stampone
  • 13 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Our failure to appreciate the importance of the public domain—the realm of material that is free for anyone to use without permission or fee—limits free speech, digital creativity, and scientific innovation, argues the author of this book. The public domain is under siege, and James Boyle explains why and how we must protect it.


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thought provoking book on property right

Great and well written book on a high impact legal discipline (intellectual property rights) and our legislators' approach to developing this domain. Focus is on what it's there to protect and encourage (a striving public domain for an ever developing human kind) and how our system has lost sight of those values. thoroughly enjoyed the book. An important contribution
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- Kris Als

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-03-2010
  • Publisher: Caravan