CHAPTER 8

JAPANESE DIGITAL INFORMATION: POLICY, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTYAND ECONOMICS

Michael IanShamos

INTRODUCTION

This chapter compares and contrasts the United States and Japan in theseimportant respects:

The conclusion is that in the first two areas Japan is significantly aheadof the United States. Japan is not perceived to lead in the area of economicmodels for reasons discussed below.


Published: February 1999; WTECHyper-Librarian