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George S. Ford, Overbroad Safe Harbors—A Threat to a Healthy Internet, Bloomberg BNA (August 30, 2017).
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T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Michael Stern, Fixing Safe Harbor: An Economic Analysis, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PAPER No. 52 (August 2016).
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T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Michael Stern, Safe Harbors and the Evolution of Music Retailing, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY BULLETIN No. 41 (March 2017).
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T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Michael Stern, Promotional Effects and the Determination of Royalty Rates for Music, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY BULLETIN No. 39 (November 2016).
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T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Michael Stern, Fair Use in the Digital Age, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PAPER No. 51 (September 2016).
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George S. Ford, Fair Use Does Not Mean a Fair Market, Content Café (September 19, 2016).
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George S. Ford, Statutory Damages are a Vital Part of the Copyright System, The Hill (May 25, 2016).
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PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 16-01:
George S. Ford, The Economic Impact of Expanding Fair Use in Singapore: More Junk Science for Copyright Reform (February 16, 2016).
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T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Gilad Sorek and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Reconsidering Copyright: A Spatial Model of Differentiated Competition and Infringement
Presented at 43rd Telecommunications Policy Research Conference (TPRC)
George Mason University, Arlington, Virginia (September 23-27, 2015)
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PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 15-03:
George S. Ford, The Lisbon Council’s 2015 Intellectual Property and Economic Growth Index: A Showcase of Methodological Blunder (June 29, 2015).
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Lawrence J. Spiwak, The Sony Hack Is Not SOPA Redux, The Hill (January 8, 2015).
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PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 14-07:
George S. Ford, Movie Leaks, Box Office Success and Child's Play: Using an On-Line Game is No Way to Quantify the Effects of Piracy (October 28, 2014).
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PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 14-04:
George S. Ford, Free Markets, Monopolies, and Copyright (June 25, 2014).
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Lawrence, J. Spiwak, Doing Nothing Is Not An Option to Stop On-Line Piracy, The Hill (March 25, 2014).
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PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 14-02:
George S. Ford, What is the Effect of File Sharing on the Creation of New Music? A Critical Review of “A Case Study of File Sharing and Music Output” (March 6, 2014).
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PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 13-05:
George S. Ford, Piracy and Movie Revenues: A Critical Review of "A Tale of the Long Tail" (September 16, 2013).
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T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak and Michael Stern, Social Well-Being and IP Theft: A Dynamic Economic Analysis, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY BULLETIN No. 32 (March 2012).
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T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Thomas M. Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak, Tort Liability For Software Developers:  A Law & Economics Perspective, 27 John Marshall Journal of Computer and Information Law 199 (2010).
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T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Thomas M. Koutsky, Lawrence J. Spiwak, Quantifying the Cost of Substandard Patents: Some Preliminary Evidence, 12 Yale Journal of Law and Technology 240 (2010).
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George S. Ford, Thomas M. Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak, Tort Liability for Software Developers: A Law & Economics Perspective, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PAPER No. 27 (January 2007).
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George S. Ford, Thomas M. Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak, Quantifying the Cost of Substandard Patents: Some Preliminary Evidence, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PAPER No. 30 (September 2007).
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