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John Logie

John Logie

Department of Writing Studies Room 206 NCCE 315 Pillsbury Dr SE

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John Logie has recently pubished "Peers, Pirates, and Persuasion," a book on the role of rhetoric in the debates over peer-to-peer technologies (e.g.Napster, Grokster). He writes on the Internet and intellectual property laws and the conflicts that arise with changes in communicative  technologies. His next project will examine the rhetorical strategies at the heart of five recent amendments to U.S. copyright law. It is titled, "Copyright Control: A Tragedy in Five Acts."


  • Rhetorical Theory
  • Internet Studies
  • Copyright
  • Authorship
  • Rhetorical Invention
  • peer-to-peer technologies

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: English, Penn State, University Park, PA, 1999.
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