Information Feudalism: Who Owns the Knowledge Economy?

Information Feudalism: Who Owns the Knowledge Economy? By Peter Drahos John Braithwaite, Information Feudalism Who Owns the Knowledge Economy The definitive account of how multinational corporations have seized control of intellectual property rights In a few short years the battle over intellectual property rights has emerged from obscuri
  • Title: Information Feudalism: Who Owns the Knowledge Economy?
  • Author: Peter Drahos John Braithwaite
  • ISBN: 9781595581228
  • Page: 121
  • Format: Paperback
  • Information Feudalism: Who Owns the Knowledge Economy? By Peter Drahos John Braithwaite, The definitive account of how multinational corporations have seized control of intellectual property rights.In a few short years, the battle over intellectual property rights has emerged from obscurity to become front page news The continent hopping, three year court battle fought by activists to bring cheap versions of desperately needed AIDS drugs to South Africa is buThe definitive account of how multinational corporations have seized control of intellectual property rights.In a few short years, the battle over intellectual property rights has emerged from obscurity to become front page news The continent hopping, three year court battle fought by activists to bring cheap versions of desperately needed AIDS drugs to South Africa is but one example of how this seemingly arcane area of international regulation has become a crucial battleground in the twenty first century and is animating activists the world over.This powerful book is the definitive history of how the new global intellectual property regim the rulebook for the knowledge economy came to be Drawing on than five years of research and than five hundred interviews with key figures including negotiators for First and Third World countries, leaders of multinational corporations, and public interest experts, Information Feudalism uncovers the story of how a small coterie of multi national corporations wrote the charter for the global information order.Information Feudalism is an authoritative history of the demise of the world s intellectual commons, and a potent call for democratic property rights.
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    1. opening note I notice, upon re reading, that most of this review seems negative That is because there is much to say about what is wrong with it than what is right, despite the fact that what is right with this text is surely than 95% of the book Don t let the scathing critiques of Drahos opinions deter you from reading it, nor even his less than perfect presentation of facts the facts themselves are valuable, numerous, and educational Take note of the fact I gave this book four stars I defini [...]


    2. this book is amazing the author spent years interviewing people who negotiated treaties that have impacted the economy of information, and essentially determine who can have access to what information at what price it s not for the faint of heart, but this is the most comprehensive analysis of the global intellectual property regime out there it gets right into the heart of why drugs can be so expensive in developing countries and how the united states launders its laws by convincing a multilate [...]


    3. I really enjoyed the first two chapters I read of this book, but I don t think this book was too well organized or edited I think there s a lot to learn from this book, but I don t have the time this semester or too much personal interest at the moment in going further into this history at this time Even though I ve not finished finished it, I m rating this book four stars because I really enjoyed what I read and plan to keep this book and return to it one day.


    4. On one hand, some of the info about certain legislation is out of date On the other hand, with the TPP and revisions to DMCA, the information about how these processes work and how corporations and government instill a state of contemporary feudalism, is as important as ever.


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