July 30, 2001

Could eminent domain break the RIAA stranglehold?

Author: JT Smith

Slashdot: "Findlaw has an editorial today on fashioning a compulsory
licensing scheme (the IP version of the real property eminent domain takings power)to
allow third-party online music distribution to proceed without the RIAA's permission.
Thoughtful arguments are made about the role of IP in a free society and restoring the
public benefit function of copyright."
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