> But we're not talking about the individual artist after his/her death, are
>From Lisa Flanzraich:
> It has to do with corporate ownership--MM will never ever be in public
> I know; that's my point--it's no longer about the "freedoms" of the artist
> to profit from his/her work, but about how long the copyright holder can
> rake in $.
But what does it matter? It's the way copyright law is written, period.
Whether an individual thinks it's right that the heirs (or coporate
cronies) of an artist deserve the profit is a moot point. I mean, you can
always lobby the legislature to revise the copyright laws, but this is
"If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice." -- Neil Peart