Issue No.06 - Nov.-Dec. (2013 vol.17)
Published by the IEEE Computer Society
Vinton G. Cerf , Google
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MIC.2013.112
Copyrights have dominated the legal treatment of works of authors to the detriment of the theory of public domain treatment after a limited period of time. The imbalance should be addressed, as should the handling of rights in a digital regime where copying and distribution is trivially achieved. Recoding of rights and rights transfers for all works could be part of the solution to managing rights in a digital environment.
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