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Fair use for the Instagram age

Social media are the latest wave of Internet-powered creativity to challenge notions of copyright and fair use. How do scholars and students know the ethical and legal constraints in social networks where sharing is the norm rather than the exception? It was not long after the World Wide Web’s inception that its paradigm of freely …

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Blueberries, Clams, and Beer

Against the backdrop of a fifty-year trend toward globalization has emerged in the last few decades a movement to reclaim local cultures and economies. Beyond the surface of branding like “Made in Maine” stickers lie vibrant social networks with deep historical and geographic roots. Such local economies recently become grist for artists using digital techniques …

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