Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information, Inc.--This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
Unlike many resources on this topic, Copyrights and Copywrongs was quite interesting to read.
In about 200 pages Professor Vaidhyananathan presents a very readable history of the copyright in the US and abroad.
The person who commented anonymously (as "a reader") suggested it was written at a second grade reading level.
This book traces the history of copyrights. The earliest British copyright laws were instruments of censorship. Read morePublished 1 month ago by William
I don't agree with everything, but he seems to have a good grasp of the constitution and how commercial interests keep trying to thwart the intent of Article 8. Recommended.Published 19 months ago by M. R. Fraser
... and we never ended up using it.
You guys should really include a "can't review" box. Read more
This semester my son and I were determined to purchase as many textbooks through Internet vendors to try and save some money. Read morePublished on February 25, 2011 by markarli
The problem with this book, is that you cannot argue for copyrights on one hand, and against them on the other. Either there is intellectual property or there is not. Read morePublished on June 27, 2007 by Glantern13
A great presentation on why we should go to copyleft or the creative commons.Published on January 28, 2007 by A. Johnson
This book does not really explore aspects of copy protection beyond profit. Copy protection's original purpose was to protect others from taking your intellectual work and... Read morePublished on April 5, 2006 by Albert Eisenstein
I am writing this primarily to defend the style used by Dr. Vaidhyanathan in this book. The person who commented anonymously (as "a reader") suggested it was written at a second... Read morePublished on March 18, 2006 by Claudyus
This is an insightful though often quick and unfocused examination of the history of copyright law. Vaidhyanathan outlines the deceptively complicated realm of copyright law from... Read morePublished on November 6, 2004 by doomsdayer520