ERIC Number: EJ587536
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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The Interdependency of Fair Use and the First Amendment.
Herrington, TyAnna K.
Computers and Composition, v15 n2 p125-43 1998
Argues that First Amendment rights are not possible without the grant of public access to information provided by the doctrine of fair use. Notes that, with digitalization and electronic transfer, many corporate intellectual-property lawyers are pressuring for tightening public access. Argues that educators must understand that the existence of fair use is necessary lifeblood to free speech. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: First Amendment