Wired Shut: Copyright and the Shape of Digital Culture by Tarleton Gillespie

日期:2019-03-01 07:14:09 作者:贝霆 阅读:

By Barry Fox IN THE 1970s, record companies gave away badges that depicted a blank cassette tape, a pair of crossbones and the words, “Home taping is killing music – and it’s illegal.” The badges were meant to attack not only home copying but also other types of copyright infringement: organised piracy, commercial counterfeiting and grand theft. In lumping all these activities under the same banner, the record companies made the same mistake they are making today. People who copy their own discs to play in their cars are not pirates and do not like being branded as such. Meanwhile,