week 2 readings

Required reading:

The Place of Originality in the Information Age

Paul Saffo, futurist and author

5 pages

The Purpose of Copyright

Lydia Pallas Loren,  Associate Professor of Law, Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College

9 pages

Petrarch’s Apes: Originality, Plagiarism and Copyright Principles

within Visual Culture

Penelope Alfrey, barrister and art historian

6 pages

Graphic Content | Shepard Fairey Is Not a Crook

Steven Heller


Optional Reads:

Legalities: What Can You Do When Your Work Is Copied Online?

Copy This Essay: How Fair Use Doctrine Harms Free Speech

and How Copying Serves It

Rebecca Tushnet

law professor at the Georgetown University Law Center

50 pages


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