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

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Abstract

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
Volume12
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes

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