Wednesday, June 11, 2008

On Shooting One's Self in the Foot

These clips have been on YouTube for a fair while but are both interesting and complementary when watched together.

Karl Fogels states that the DMCA and DRM are accurate reflections of the public's belief that copyright law is necessary for creative development and that its is not until the public's perceptions are changed that laws and the greater majority of artists will change. For me this brings home the need to speak to a wider audience than just those in my law school and in part reflects this years steps towards accessing a greater number of people (via my blog and my recent entry into community radio) : -- Interviews, Chicago 2006

The Surprising History of Copyright and What It Means For...

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