Books and Beyond
AbstractFor the handful of you who read Cites & Insights or my columns [inAmerican Libraries], maybe I should begin by noting the topics that I’m not going to talk about today. Filtering, censorware, CIPA: not on the agenda. Personal computing: certainly not directly. Copy protection, the imbalance in copyright, and the bizarre attitudes of Big Media: not directly—but it’s impossible to discuss the future of books and libraries without some mention of copyright and the public domain.