Plagiarism

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The Past, Present, and Future of Ownership

Friday, December 27, 2013

A special hour, originally aired in March, on our changing understanding of ownership and how it is affected by the law. An author and professor who encourages creative writing through plagiarism, 3D printing, fan fiction & fair use, and the strange tale of who owns "The Happy Birthday Song."

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Rand Paul's Rampant Plagiarism Is Pretty Much A Non-Story

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

“At least I saw the movie Gattaca.”

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The Past, Present, and Future of Ownership

Friday, March 08, 2013

A special hour on our changing understanding of ownership and how it is affected by the law. An author and professor who encourages creative writing through plagiarism, 3D printing, fan fiction & fair use, and the strange tale of who owns "The Happy Birthday Song"

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Jonathan Coulton's Cover of a Cover Gets Covered

Friday, February 01, 2013

A few weeks ago, singer-songwriter Jonathan Coulton was surprised to learn that his arrangement of the Sir Mix-A-Lot song "Baby Got Back" was covered note for note by the cast of the Fox TV show Glee. Coulton talks with Bob about having his melody stolen with impunity and the legal gray area between copyright law and cover songs.

 

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