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Forensic Technologies in Music Copyright

Bellido, Jose (2016) Forensic Technologies in Music Copyright. Social and Legal Studies, 25 (4). pp. 441-459. ISSN 0964-6639. E-ISSN 1461-7390. (doi:10.1177/0964663916628621) (KAR id:53556)

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The essay explores some recent controversies in British music copyright through the evolving technologies used to perform or play music in the courtroom. While the conceptual tension between cases has caused doctrinal anxiety about the effect of popular music in copyright, the essay contends that the recent stream of music copyright cases can be considered from a historical perspective, taking into account the tools, materials and experts as they featured in court. In doing so, the essay connects a history of legal expertise to the emergence of new technologies while arguing that legal knowledge about music copyright was, in fact, stabilised in the courtroom.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1177/0964663916628621
Uncontrolled keywords: music copyright; expert witness; media history
Subjects: K Law
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > Kent Law School
Depositing User: Sarah Saines
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2015 09:49 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:32 UTC
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