SEPTEMBER 1998 | Volume 282 No. 3|
Who Will Own Your Next Good
The term "intellectual property" covers everything that's patented, published,
and pirated in the world today. The whole system of ownership may now be up for
by Charles C. Mann
Web-Only: Life, Liberty, and ... the Pursuit of Copyright?
Atlantic Unbound welcomes Charles C. Mann,
John Perry Barlow, Lawrence Lessig, and Mark Stefik for an interactive
Roundtable on the ownership of culture in the information age. Join the debate in Post & Riposte.
Could Mad-Cow Disease Happen Here?
One would think, given the deadly outbreak in Britain, that the U.S. government
would by now have taken every possible precaution. Not so.
by Ellen Ruppel Shell
She: Portrait of the Essay as a Warm Body
How the essay, without compulsion, compels assent.
by Cynthia Ozick