TITLE

THE MOEBIUS STRIP: PRIVATE RIGHT AND PUBLIC USE IN COPYRIGHT LAW

AUTHOR(S)
Baron, Paula
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2007, Vol. 70 Issue 4, p1227
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article argues that the relationship between the competing rights of owners and users is complex and is affected by changing conceptions of copyright as well as the wider context within which copyright law operates. It outlines the issues raised by the Fair Use Paper and criticizes the Australian government's response to this paper, using the metaphor of the Moebius strip. It also points out that by introducing a U.S.-style fair use provision into Australian copyright law would not be a satisfactory response to the paper.
ACCESSION #
28811228

 

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