The Resource The end of ownership : personal property in the digital economy, Aaron Perzanowski and Jason Schultz

The end of ownership : personal property in the digital economy, Aaron Perzanowski and Jason Schultz

Label
The end of ownership : personal property in the digital economy
Title
The end of ownership
Title remainder
personal property in the digital economy
Statement of responsibility
Aaron Perzanowski and Jason Schultz
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • An argument for retaining the notion of personal property in the products we "buy" in the digital marketplace
  • "If you buy a book at the bookstore, you own it. You can take it home, scribble in the margins, put in on the shelf, lend it to a friend, sell it at a garage sale. But is the same thing true for the ebooks or other digital goods you buy? Retailers and copyright holders argue that you don't own those purchases, you merely license them. That means your ebook vendor can delete the book from your device without warning or explanation -- as Amazon deleted Orwell's 1984 from the Kindles of surprised readers several years ago. These readers thought they owned their copies of 1984. Until, it turned out, they didn't. In The End of Ownership, Aaron Perzanowski and Jason Schultz explore how notions of ownership have shifted in the digital marketplace, and make an argument for the benefits of personal property. Of course, ebooks, cloud storage, streaming, and other digital goods offer users convenience and flexibility. But, Perzanowski and Schultz warn, consumers should be aware of the tradeoffs involving user constraints, permanence, and privacy. The rights of private property are clear, but few people manage to read their end user agreements. Perzanowski and Schultz argue that introducing aspects of private property and ownership into the digital marketplace would offer both legal and economic benefits. But, most important, it would affirm our sense of self-direction and autonomy. If we own our purchases, we are free to make whatever lawful use of them we please. Technology need not constrain our freedom; it can also empower us."
Member of
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
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Perzanowski, Aaron
Index
index present
LC call number
K783
LC item number
.P47 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Schultz, Jason M.
  • ProQuest (Firm)
Series statement
The information society series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Personal property
  • Internet
  • Electronic commerce
  • Intellectual property
Label
The end of ownership : personal property in the digital economy, Aaron Perzanowski and Jason Schultz
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Property rights and the exhaustion principle -- Copies, clouds & streams -- Ownership : the fine print -- The "buy now" lie -- The promise & perils of digital libraries -- DRM & the secret war inside your devices -- The internet of things you don't own -- Patents & the ordinary pursuits of life -- Ownership's uncertain future
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource ( 249 pages.) :
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780262335959
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 99971787137
  • 50AD3D1C-8B4E-4BA4-8B48-62658D16F51A
System control number
(NhCcYBP)13246046
Label
The end of ownership : personal property in the digital economy, Aaron Perzanowski and Jason Schultz
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Property rights and the exhaustion principle -- Copies, clouds & streams -- Ownership : the fine print -- The "buy now" lie -- The promise & perils of digital libraries -- DRM & the secret war inside your devices -- The internet of things you don't own -- Patents & the ordinary pursuits of life -- Ownership's uncertain future
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource ( 249 pages.) :
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780262335959
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 99971787137
  • 50AD3D1C-8B4E-4BA4-8B48-62658D16F51A
System control number
(NhCcYBP)13246046

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