Information economics
Information economics or the economics of informationis a branch of microeconomic theory that studies how information and information systems affect an economy and economic decisions. Information has...
Concentration of media ownership
Concentration of media ownership (also known as media consolidation or media convergence) is a process whereby progressively fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass me...
Information economy
Information economy is an economy with an increased emphasis on informational activities and information industry.Manuel Castells states that information economy is not mutually exclusive with manufac...
Intellectual property law
Intellectual property (IP) is a legal term that refers to creations of the mind. Examples of intellectual property include music, literature, and other artistic works; discoveries and inventions; and ...
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Music industry
The music industry consists of the companies and individuals that make money by creating and selling music. Among the many individuals and organizations that operate within the industry are: the music...
The Victorian Internet
The Victorian Internet: The Remarkable Story of the Telegraph and the Nineteenth Century's On-Line Pioneers is a 1998 book by Tom Standage. The book was first published on September 1998 through Walke...
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Network society
Network society is the expression coined in 1981 related to the social, political, economic and cultural changes caused by the spread of networked, digital information and communications technologies....
Media ownership in Canada
Media ownership in Canada is governed by the CRTC. The CRTC does not regulate ownership of newspapers or Internet media, although ownership in those media may be taken into consideration in decisions ...
Commercial use of copyleft works
Commercial advantage of copyleft works differs from traditional commercial advantage of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). The economic focus tends to be on monetizing other scarcities, complimentar...
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Digital commons (economics)
The digital commons are a form of commons involving the distribution and communal ownership of informational resources and technology. Resources are typically designed to be used by the community by w...
Contributor License Agreement
A Contributor License Agreement (CLA) defines the terms under which intellectual property has been contributed to a company/project, typically software under an open source license.Creative Commons al...
Artificial scarcity
Artificial scarcity describes the scarcity of items even though either the technology and production capacity exists to create an abundance, as well as the use of intellectual property laws to create ...
Design around
In the field of patents, the phrase "to design around" means to invent an alternative to a patented invention that does not infringe the patent’s claims. The phrase can also refer to the invention it...
Recording contract
A recording contract (commonly called a record deal) is a legal agreement between a record label and a recording artist (or group), where the artist makes a record (or series of records) for the label...
Disc jockey
A disc jockey (abbreviated D.J., DJ or deejay) is a person who mixes recorded music for an audience; in a club event or rave, this is an audience of dancers. Originally, "disc" (uncommonly spelled "di...
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Monday Night Wars
Monday Night War(s) is the common term describing the period of mainstream televised American professional wrestling from September 4, 1995, to March 26, 2001. During this time, the World Wrestling Fe...
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Information revolution
The term information revolution (sometimes called also the "informational revolution") describes current economic, social and technological trends beyond the Industrial Revolution.Many competing terms...
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Globalism
The concept of globalism now is most commonly used to refer to different ideologies of globalization.
Manfred Steger distinguishes between different globalisms such as justice globalism, jihad glo...
Value network
A value network is a business analysis perspective that describes social and technical resources within and between businesses. The nodes in a value network represent people (or roles). The nodes are ...
Broadcasters' Audience Research Board
The Broadcasters' Audience Research Board (BARB) is the organisation that compiles audience measurement and television ratings in the United Kingdom. It was created in 1981 to replace a previous syste...
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2007 Boston bomb scare
The 2007 Boston bomb scare occurred on Wednesday, January 31, 2007, after both the Boston Police Department and the Boston Fire Department mistakenly identified battery-powered LED placards resembling...
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