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Final Exam Guidelines & Readings

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

Here’s the link to the Guidelines: https://docs.google.com/document/pub?id=1N-Mntaf4o1bojeQ1jDezGkoaM2iBnW-TdIzXLY6mZtE Remember that the exam is Thursday, January 13 (6:45-8:45 pm) in Chardón 126.

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End of Semester Survival Guide

Friday, December 17th, 2010

https://docs.google.com/document/pub?id=1o9uKLwUCDNourbLy_6mXEQxKSK_zYhNtt1ec6uwBzGA

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Essay #3

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Description The goal of this assignment is to select an issue and take a position on the topic we’ve been discussing: online content sharing, piracy, copyright, etc. Your thesis is a statement that provides the answer to the question the issue raises and it provides a blueprint of your main arguments. Your arguments should be [...]

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Readings for Friday, December 9: Consumers

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

Here are your readings: 1. http://www.pcworld.com/article/86326/online_piracy_blamed_for_drop_in_cd_sales.html 2.http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/news/6597780/Powers-to-disconnect-pirates-in-Digital-Economy-Bill.html 3.http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/news/7392178/Music-industry-failing-to-promote-legal-alternatives-to-piracy.html

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Readings for Wednesday, Dec. 8

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

How Content Creators Can Benefit From Piracy Alok Kejriwal “How Content Creators Can Benefit From Piracy” Contentsutra. Ed. Staci D. Kramer. Nov 2, 2009. <http://contentsutra.com/article/419-how-content-creators-can-benefit-from-piracy/>. Every time I listen to my iPod, I remember Napster. The record industry treated Napster like the Taliban of Piracy—they sued, fought and closed it down. But wasn’t Napster actually [...]

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Readings for Monday, December 6: Companies

Monday, December 6th, 2010

http://ipi.org/IPI%5CIPIPublications.nsf/PublicationLookupFullText/23F5FF3E9D8AA79786257369005B0C79 http://www.cis-india.org/advocacy/ipr/blog/piracy-and-enforcement http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704300604575554701758669106.html?mod=WSJ_Tech_LEFTTopNews

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Readings for Friday, December 3

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

1. Hackers can already jailbreak iPhones/iPad IOS 4.2. http://tech.blorge.com/Structure:%20/2010/11/19/hackers-can-already-jailbreak-iphoneipad-ios-4-2/ 2. Gaming’s Black Market http://www.gamesonsmash.com/2010/07/12/gamings-black-market/ 3. Is P2P Legal? http://www.sooperarticles.com/internet-articles/p2p-legal-21572.html

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