"Former Copyright Boss: New Technology Should Be Presumed Illegal Until Congress Says Otherwise"
IF, and this is a big if, that were true ... then:
IBM, Apple, iNTEL, AMD, nVidia, ATI, Yahoo!, Google, and on and on and on
WOULD NOT EXIST!
end of discussion.
It is the nature of innovation to disrupt so-called "status-quo" so as to improve and move society forward.
It's how we learn, adapt, and grow, both personally and as a society. It's something to build on, and opens up new doors and ideas for further improvement and pursuit.