Category Book reviews

I Buy Music. Not Music T-Shirts.

T-shirts will not save musicians.

Piracy Throughout History

Adrian Johns’s Piracy: The Intellectual Property Wars from Gutenberg to Gates traces the historical development of intellectual property.

William Patry’s War on Copyright

Moral Panics and the Copyright Wars is about as balanced as the federal deficit.

Jaron Lanier Is Not a Gadget

Finally, a book about the dangers of the Internet to content creators that is as well-reasoned and knowledgeable as it is passionate.

Mark Helprin’s Hardcopy Barbarism

A pro-copyright message is lost amid a torrent (pun intended) of nastiness.