Commentary on P2P Case Argues in Favor of Innovation

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on March 24, 2005

From the Chronicle of Higher Education, this commentary, available free: Hollywood Profits v. Technological Progress: “Commenting on a case that pits entertainment companies against peer-to-peer program developers, which is scheduled for argument in the Supreme Court next week, Doron Ben-Atar, a professor of history at Fordham University, writes that it is impossible to contain the abuse of technology without undermining the free flow of knowledge.”

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