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Online Writing and the Global Distribution of Intellectual Property
Keyword(s): online communities; patents; e-inclusion
Abstract: In this paper I look at the sometimes very extensive claims by companies that disseminate online writing of rights to the commercial use of this writing. I describe the current global distribution of intellectual property. I argue that these claims might further skew the distribution of rights of commercial use of ideas, and give suggestions for limiting these claims.
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