January 19, 2003

Why the Supreme Court is wrong on Eldred v. Ashcrost

Anonymous Reader writes "The 'exclusive Right to their respective Writings' that is conferred by Copyright law is not the whole story. The taxpaying public is obligated to police and defend the monopoly of the copyright holder. In return for that favor, the written work goes into the public domain after a limited time. By this decision, the Supreme Court seems to be only enforcing one side of that bargain.

Read the whole story at Librenix."

Link: http://librenix.com/


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