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Möbius strip

[′mər·bē·əs ‚strip]
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In order to explain these points, I turn now to the metaphor of the Moebius Strip.
The purpose of the first part of this Article is to explore the relationship between private ownership and the public use of copyright material through the metaphor of the Moebius Strip.
The Moebius Strip is a mathematical figure symbolizing infinite motion.
Since its properties were discovered in 1858, (48) the Moebius Strip has been featured in the work of a number of diverse thinkers.
If we imagine private ownership in copyright and public use as being on the opposing sides of a strip of paper which is twisted and joined to create a Moebius strip, a copyright regime may be situated at any particular point of time along the continuum between the two.
62) The metaphor of the Moebius strip suggests that this trend reflects a general movement over time in our conceptualization from particularization to universalization of ownership rights and a corresponding movement from universalization to particularization of permitted use--particularly fair use.
Over time, however, copyright law has moved around the Moebius strip, shifting the relationship between private rights and public use.
In sum, there has been a general historical tendency for copyright regimes to move around the Moebius strip in favor of private rights at the expense of public uses.
Although much was made by critics of the introduction of a fair use provision into the Act of the uncertainty of fair use, (129) the metaphor of the Moebius strip suggests that this is the strength of a fair use provision, allowing the courts the ability to respond by adjusting the competing rights between owners and users as that relationship evolves.
At the same time, the metaphor of the Moebius strip suggests that introducing a U.
A Moebius strip is a figure which has only one side and has no beginning or end.
1 -- color) This Moebius drawing of a battle between Vela and villainess Allanna inspired changes in the script of ``Through the Moebius Strip.