So in essence we're talking about the same thing: corporate greed.
Desi del Valle
Educational LGBTQ film and video since 1981
jonathan aubrey wrote:
> Personally, I'm sick of people talking about
>individual authors when criticizing copyright law.
>It's a diversion as far as I'm concerned. Why
>shouldn't so-and-so's estate make a few bucks off of
>his writings if they're still so danged popular 70
>years later? The real culprits here are the corporate
>copyrighters who want to hold onto the rights, and the
>dough that comes with them, for as long as possible,
>perhaps indefinitely if they could. I say, leave
>Norman Mailer alone and concentrate on stickin' it to
>da man - Microsoft, Disney, take your pick.
> "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised*,"
> Jon A.
>*Gil Scott Heron, 1974.
>--- Chris McNevins <Chris.McNevins@uconn.edu> wrote:
>> Here's an article by John M. Moran which appeared
>> in the HARTFORD COURANT
>> on October 17, 2002 that has an intriguing take on
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