[LINK] Downer on FTA copyright changes
chris at sw.oz.au
Thu Jun 17 16:26:05 EST 2004
> Chris Maltby [chris at sw.oz.au] wrote:
> > Copyright is a balance between the interests of authors and the
> > broader interests of society. It's not meant to create endless
> > content monopolies for authors and their heirs, but to provide
> > enough (and just enough) incentive to the creation process to
> > overcome the costs of publishing.
On Thu, Jun 17, 2004 at 01:54:12PM +1000, Deus Ex Machina wrote:
> as soon as someone starts talking about the broader interest
> of society then that is a prelude to violation of specific
> individual rights.
Just because you don't believe in it doesn't mean that it doesn't
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