[LINK] Is copyright dead? [WAS: Special Report: The Future Of File Sharing]

Craig Sanders cas at taz.net.au
Fri Jun 5 13:34:04 EST 2009


On Fri, Jun 05, 2009 at 11:41:06AM +1000, David Boxall wrote:
> In an age in which use of content involves copying it to whatever device 
> it is to be used on at the moment, does copyright have a place? If not, 
> what will replace it to ensure that creators of content earn a 
> reasonable income from their endeavours?

ummm....who cares? the world does not owe them a living. 

if they can't adapt to the changing world, then they can go the way of
court jesters or astrologers or even blacksmiths or hansom cab drivers -
speciality/luxury niche markets.

our rights should not be sacrificed just to sustain an obsolete business
model.


craig

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craig sanders <cas at taz.net.au>


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