Global soul, local Seoul: the ebb and flow of global copyright

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Korea has sophisticated copyright laws but remains one of the largest copyright pirates in the world. This article argues that the current Korean position on copyright is an amalgamation of a backward reminiscence of culture and a forward march towards globalisation and industrialisation. The author suggests that culture plays a role in copyright infringement, but economics and resistance towards globalisation are also strong driving forces underlying the Korean position.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)477-505
Number of pages9
JournalMedia and Arts Law Review
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes

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