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):

Filed Under: acta, comics, copyright, james boyle

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    R. Miles (profile), 29 Sep 2010 @ 10:44am

    Re: Re: Re: "Balance" again...

    No dispute there. I applaud Nina's efforts to try and educate the issues at hand. I also love her little strips myself. I also enjoyed her video.

    Unfortunately, one can't use CC licenses and not come off as anti-control while discussing copyright.

    It's hypocritical at the very least.

    So, yes, while I applaud her efforts, I also see her as a hypocrite standing behind a "nicer" (?) form of copyright control.

    Hence the balance issue she relates.

    Now I hope she doesn't get mad at me. :(

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