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Kreiken, Floris and Koepsell, David (2013) , Coase and Copyright,

In Journal of Law, Technology and Policy, 2013, 1,

Copyrights were introduced around the sixteenth century when the crown granted the London Stationers company the exclusive right to print books, an economic power, in exchange for censorship powers.297


Although an economic right, authors do not necessarily have to be the owner of the information economically. Even if the economic property is not in the owner’s hands, he remains the intellectual originator of the information.309

309. HORTEN, supra note 297, at 16–19

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