Data and Information as Property
Holmes, WN (2004) Data and Information as Property. Computer, 37 (5). 92, 90-91. ISSN 0018-9162
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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org//10.1109/MC.2004.1297256
This essay reviews the history and nature of copyright and patent law and its application to digital technology, explaining that copyright relates to data and patents to information, traditionally industrial information. Some implications of the effects on intellectual property law of the enlargement of digital technology are canvassed.
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|Keywords:||copyright, patent law, intellectual property, data, information, digital technology|
|Deposited By:||Mr Neville Holmes|
|Deposited On:||18 Jul 2007|
|Last Modified:||18 Jul 2008 20:01|
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