[d@DCC] Summary for Heritage Committee
Tom at Abacurial.com
Tue Aug 19 00:52:05 EDT 2003
Why not? Why should you not be allowed to repeat what others say?
Originality is laudable, but democracy depends on agreement!
Copyright is an infringement on freedom of expression in order to
encourage originality by public reward. It should be limited to that
objective, not widened by extending it forever as an "originator's
right." Extending copyright in time diminishes the public good.
On Monday, August 18, 2003 at 13:18
Wallace J.McLean <discuss at digital-copyright.ca> wrote:
> Avocatus diaboli here:
> "Any discussion of copyright must begin and end with freedom of
> Why should freedom of expression give you the right to use someone else's
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