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Copyright

by Mike Masnick


Filed Under:
acta, comics, copyright, james boyle



Upcoming Comic Book By Law Professors Compares ACTA To 1984

from the have-fun-with-it dept

Thanks to James Boyle, I have a lovely paper copy of Bound by Law on my office bookshelf. It's a comic book/graphic novel put together by three law professors to explain the public domain and the importance of fair use. I knew they'd been working on a new graphic novel as well, and SF Gate recently revealed some details about the new comic, to be called Theft: A History of Music, and revealing a nice graphic image to give you an idea of what it's about, including a comparison between 1984 and ACTA (click through to see a much larger version):
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    Anonymous Coward, 29 Sep 2010 @ 4:18am

    Re: Hypocrites

    Wait, what? The ARTIST says that people can create derivative works, how is that circumventing federal law? Who's going to sue if you take them up on the offer? Or are you just trying to confuse the issues? The artist can do whatever the hell they want, including just dropping their work into the public domain.

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