In the Copyright Wars, This Scholar Sides With the Anarchists

November 17, 2004

Siva Vaidhyanathan, one of academe’s best-known scholars of intellectual property and its role in contemporary culture, sits under a portrait of Elvis Presley painted on black velvet and talks about file sharing on campuses, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, pressures on libraries from the USA Patriot Act, and the ground that arts and culture are losing to corporations and governments in the digital age.

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