When Innovation bytes back

When Innovation bytes back - software creators Why...

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When Innovation bytes back Deborah C. Johnson – Intellectual Property Rights and Computer Software the reason why they should be seen as owned by the people who created them – it creates a system that rewards people and encourages creative development. Moral right to software – it has better consequences if we recognize the proper rights of
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Unformatted text preview: software creators Why recognize rights in software? Top page 259…unless individuals and companies have some proprietary rights in what they create…there must be an incentive to create programs and that incentive is profit – so the argument goes. Want to balance the incentive of innovation but by not blocking innovation...
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2011 for the course ETHICS 101 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '11 term at North Park University.

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