A fascinating lecture about copyright – A Song’s Tale: Mashups, Borrowing, and the Law

10 September 2011 Categories: Internet culture

Professor James Boyle tracks back the origins of a song ("George Bush Doesn't Care About Black People") to show how each song and musical style relies on previous work. Boyle uses this exmaple to explore and hypnotize how copyright law effects, or might effect, the development of culture.

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