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Cyberethics, 6th Edition by Spinello

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CHAPTER 4

Intellectual Property in Cyberspace

Background on Intellectual Property

Digital and networking technologies have reshaped our artistic and intellectual culture through opportunities for collective creativity and a lack of dependency on established channels of distribution and production. According to some scholars, however, the full potential of this technology has been constrained by intellectual property rights, which have not been adapted to this new digital reality. On the contrary, control over copyrighted content seems to be expanding along with the scope of patent protection. As a result, these laws no longer appear to strike ...

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