In A World Without Copyrights
from the sounds-nice dept
Nothing particularly new, but a nice summation of why our current copyright laws are obsolete. Basically, they were designed to prevent copying in the age of the printing press, and technology has changed drastically since that time. Trying to wedge current digital intellectual property issues into obsolete copyright laws is just part of the reason why we’ve been having so many problems lately. The article suggests that their must be a better way, and talks about using ideas like copyleft or the Creative Commons to rewrite copyright law to bring it up to date.