Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Podcast: William Patry speaking about "Moral Panics and the Copyright Wars"

Quoting the Beyond the Book web site:
William Patry is author of an eight-volume treatise on U.S. copyright law entitled Patry on Copyright and a separate treatise on the fair use doctrine. He is currently Senior Copyright Counsel at Google, Inc.; he previously served as copyright counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on the Judiciary; as a Policy Planning Adviser to the Register of Copyrights; a law professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Georgetown University; and in private practice.
In this 12 minute podcast, Patry talks about his new book Moral Panics and the Copyright Wars, its original title and "why 'moral panic' describes the current situation."  A transcript is available.

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