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Matthew Fuller

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780262062749

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262062749.001.0001

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Chapter:
(p.70) Copy
Source:
Software Studies
Author(s):

Jussi Parikka

Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262062749.003.0010

This chapter discusses the copying process, a major concept in the digital software culture. It focuses on the emerging trends and technological advancements of the copying process. The rest of the chapter comprises a detailed discussion on the elements and works involved, starting from the early times to the modern age and the ways in which the copy routine impacted the software studies. The conclusion states that digital copying copes with the digital rights management techniques; it also describes the relationship between the network and communication areas.

Keywords:   copying, digital software culture, digital rights management, networks, communications

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