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Top Intellectual Property Developments of 2017

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Introduction to the 2017 Annual
Clancy Ratliff

The conversation about copyright and intellectual property has grown and changed since the formation of the CCCC Intellectual Property Caucus over two decades ago. When it began, many of the scholars interested in the issues of authorship, copyright, and intellectual property were techies who were also deeply concerned about internet privacy issues such as security, surveillance, and corporate overreach — reflecting the topics that the Electronic Frontier Foundation has always monitored (and continues to). Read on (full report).

Table of Contents
1 Introduction to the 2017 Annual
Clancy Ratliff
5 Net Neutrality Repeal Creates Dark Cloud Over Student and Researcher Internet Access and Equity
Wendy Warren Austin 
10 Going Bananas Over Copyright: Monkey Selfies and the Intersections of Rhetoric, Intellectual Property, and Animal Studies
Amy D. Propen
14 Twenty Years of Turnitin: In an Age of Big Data, Even Bigger Questions Remain
Traci Arnett Zimmerman 
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