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Substrate neutrality

Sunday, January 1, 2006


For a generation of intellectual property scholars, communications issues were peripheral. The telephone wires were humming along, doing their jobs -- what really mattered were Hollywood's attempts to control formerly unregulated uses of content. Now communications issues have come to be central. As we've discussed in the past, communications law is to this networked age as intellectual property law was to the information age and labor law was to the industrial age.

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