Adrian Johns - The Crisis of Intellectual Property


Manage episode 205888230 series 2305273
By Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio streamed directly from their servers.
A crisis of intellectual property looms in several key areas of today’s information economy. In pharmaceuticals and agriculture conflicts over patenting rage, while in the realm of digital media intellectual property rights and their policing provoke ferocious debates. This seminar puts this crisis into historical context, examining how intellectual property came into being in the first place, why it is now so controversial, and what may happen to it in the future.

46 episodes available. A new episode about every 75 days averaging 86 mins duration .