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The History Of Copyright
« on: March 11, 2010, 09:26:02 pm »
I found this excellent article at the site below that gives a outline of how censorship and copyright are just different sides of the same coin and the ramifications of its creativity stifling effects.

Please take the time to read it if you can  :)

http://questioncopyright.org/promise

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There is one group of people not shocked by the record industry's policy of suing randomly chosen file sharers: historians of copyright. They already know what everyone else is slowly finding out: that copyright was never primarily about paying artists for their work, and that far from being designed to support creators, copyright was designed by and for distributors — that is, publishers, which today includes record companies. But now that the Internet has given us a world without distribution costs, it no longer makes any sense to restrict sharing in order to pay for centralized distribution. Abandoning copyright is now not only possible, but desirable.....

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