Cum privilegio: Licensing of the Press Act of 1662

@article{Nipps2014CumPL,
  title={Cum privilegio: Licensing of the Press Act of 1662},
  author={Karen Nipps},
  journal={The Library Quarterly},
  year={2014},
  volume={84},
  pages={494 - 500}
}
  • Karen Nipps
  • Published 2014
  • Sociology
  • The Library Quarterly
C opyright has troubled humans for almost as long as our thoughts have been recorded. The ancient Greeks, Jews, and Romans all set down laws concerning an author’s personal rights, a sponsor/publisher’s economic rights, an owner’s rights to an individual copy, and a ruler’s right to censor and to regulate the industry. The Church and various governments ðboth totalitarian and democraticÞ have tried copyrighting any number of times. We are still at it today. As of the writing of this piece… Expand
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The Next Great Copyright Act
Commentary on the Licensing Act 1662
Freedom of the Press in England, 1476-1776: The Rise and Decline of Government Control