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29 Oct 2010, 3:09 am by Terry Hart
Bowker was a strong proponent of international copyright; one of his motivations for writing the book was the hope “that the United States will not long remain almost the only exception among civilized nations in rejecting international copyright.”1 Of historical note, the book includes a comprehensive bibliography of books, articles, and legal cases relating to literary property and copyright compiled by a Library of Congress staffer named Thorvald Solberg. [read post]
2 Jun 2015, 5:17 am by Terry Hart
Before there was a Bill of Rights, the United States had copyright. [read post]
2 Jan 2012, 4:00 am by Terry Hart
In 1853, Charles Bishop Goodrich published The Science of Government: As Exhibited in the Institutions of the United States, a popular early treatise on US government. [read post]
21 Nov 2012, 4:00 am by Terry Hart
Thomas Paine said in 1782, “in all countries where literature is protected, and it never can flourish where it is not, the works of an author are his legal property.” At the birth of the United States, copyright was couched in terms of property more often that not. [read post]