Issue No. 06 - Nov.-Dec. (2013 vol. 11)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MSP.2013.154
Michael Lesk , Rutgers University
The invention of copying 50 years ago offered convenience to readers and was a socially good thing. Preventing it would not have caused a major increase in individual paper subscription, then or now. Instead, without copying, readers would either have to go to a library or, more likely, not read at all. The same arguments appear today, this time about electronics.
Privacy, Publishing, Copyright protection
M. Lesk, "The Old Is New Again," in IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 11, no. 6, pp. 77-79, 2013.