Five concerns regarding the commercialization of leisure
This article discusses the commercialization of leisure in American culture. The author examines the concerns the trend towards commercializing leisure presents, such as stunting personal development, undermining autonomy, inhibiting the formation of meaningful relationships, the growth of consumer consumption competition, and its contribution to the degradation of the environment.
Publication Name: Business and Society Review
The UCC under wraps: exposing the need for more notice to consumers of computer software with shrinkwrapped licenses
The burdens on consumers of computer shrink-wrap licenses when it comes to understanding the terms of the bargain are discussed. Requiring software manufacturers to provide consumers with notice that includes the material terms of the bargain in a form the consumer can read prior to the transaction is proposed.
Publication Name: Commercial Law Journal
Domain name dispute policy provides hope to parties confronting cybersquatters
The domain name dispute policy promulgated by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is discussed. The policy's aim is to provide speedy, low-cost decisions to those confronting cybersquatters. The policy calls for a fixed fee and for decisions to come in about two months.
Publication Name: Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society
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