Book , Print in English

Sharing : culture and the economy in the Internet age

Philippe Aigrain ; with the contribution of Suzanne Aigrain.
  • Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2012.
  • 242 pages : illustrations; 24 cm.
Subjects
Contents
  • 1. Introduction
  • Setting the scene
  • 2. Internet and creativity debate
  • 3. value of non-market sharing
  • 3.1. Sharing is legitimate
  • 3.2. Sharing is useful
  • 3.3. media industry opposition to file sharing
  • 4. Sustainable resources for creative activities
  • Creative Contribution
  • 5. Which rights for whom? A choice of models
  • 5.1. Access without rights to share
  • 5.2. Compensation schemes
  • 5.3. Social rights for all
  • 6. Defining rights and obligations
  • 6.1. Which works to include
  • 6.2. Rights and obligations of users and intermediaries
  • 7. How much?
  • 7.1. Rewarding the present and financing the future
  • 7.2. Rewards
  • 7.3. Financing production and the creative environment
  • 7.4. Passing copyright-law tests
  • 7.5. Is the Creative Contribution socially acceptable?
  • 8. Sustainable financing for the commons
  • 8.1. Evolution of the Creative Contribution in one country
  • 8.2. International aspects
  • 8.3. Economy and non-market commons
  • Implementation
  • 9. Organization and complementary policy measures
  • 9.1. Principle and essential components
  • 9.2. Decision-making processes and democratic governance
  • 9.3. Additional policy measures
  • 10. Usage measurement for equitable rewards
  • 10.1. general usage measurement system
  • 10.2. Registration and identification of digital works
  • 10.3. Data collection
  • 10.4. Performance in one medium
  • 10.5. Management costs
  • 11. Clarification and counter-arguments
  • 11.1. Clarification
  • 11.2. Criticisms by opponents
  • 11.3. Criticisms by defenders
  • 12. From proposal to reality
  • 12.1. Grassroots Internet and creative communities
  • 12.2. Government policy
  • 12.3. Policy-makers
  • 12.4. Entertainment players?
  • 12.5. Collective management?
  • 12.6. continued role of academic research
  • Appendixes
  • A. Diversity of attention for beginners
  • A.1. From wealth to popularity
  • A.2. Testing and parameter estimation for Zipf's law
  • A.3. Zipf's law and diversity of attention in P2P sharing
  • A.4. fresh look at the Long Tail theory
  • B. total cost of rewards and their distribution
  • B.1. model used in chapter 7
  • B.2. Reward functions
  • C. Modeling usage measurement
  • C.1. General model
  • C.2. Music singles in the US
  • C.3. Blogs in France
  • C.4. Fraud prevention and detection.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-229) and index.
ISBN
  • 9789089643858
  • 9089643850
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 760972723