Why Copying isn’t Stealing

Don't copy me, kids! Or Unkie Eisner will ship you off to Gitmo Werk Detail

Don't copy me, kids! Or Unkie Eisner will ship you off to Gitmo Werk Detail, Block 4C

“Content isn’t king: culture is.” — Cory Doctorow

A short but sweet essay by the reigning internet craphound on why copyright law will never be rewritten until the rights holders themselves can admit that some form of copying must be allowed for culture — that is, the exchange of ideas — to keep circulating. This goes a long way towards explaining my own position these days. We must tear down the old to make space for the new. … But please leave me with a few good diners…

:= /the jabberlope

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