I’ve just enjoyed reading John Tehranian’s article: Parchment, Pixels, & Personhood: User Rights and the IP (Identity Politics) of IP (Intellectual Property), 82 Colorado L Rev 1 (2011). SSRN copy available here. It is a very comprehensive look at the various aspects of copyright law that interfere with the ability of users to enjoy works for important reasons relating to self-identity and self-expression and is apparently based to some extent on Tehranian’s recently published book, Infringement Nation: Copyright 2.0 and You (OUP, 2011). I think I’ll be reading the book with interest. The article (or book) would presumably be useful additions to a syllabus for a copyright seminar, particularly one that focuses on balance of rights and interests in copyright works. And I don’t know why this post is all in italics – obviously having some computer glitches today!