Toward the personalization of copyright law

Adi Libson, Gideon Parchomovsky

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Abstract

In this Essay, we provide a blueprint for personalizing copyright law in order to reduce the deadweight loss that stems from its universal application to all users, including those who would not have paid for it. We demonstrate how big data can help identify inframarginal users, who would not pay for copyrighted content, and we explain how copyright liability and remedies should be modified in such cases.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)527-550
Number of pages24
JournalUniversity of Chicago Law Review
Volume86
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2019

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