Issue No.02 - March-April (2004 vol.2)
Michael Lesk , Rutgers University
One argument for copyright extension is that people are more willing to invest in activities that can gain intellectual property protection. Yet, every day, copyright protection keeps libraries from preserving or distributing works. This article looks at some historical examples to explore whether protection makes it more or less likely that someone will undertake the effort and expense to preserve intellectual property.
Michael Lesk, "Shedding Light on Creativity: The History of Photography", IEEE Security & Privacy, vol.2, no. 2, pp. 62-64, March-April 2004, doi:10.1109/MSECP.2004.1281249