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  • Feb 5th, 2019 @ 4:33pm

    Re: Re:

    Why do you need to restrict people for 120 YEARS or more from creating, publishing, or even viewing identical or similar concepts and ideas? Let that sink in for a minute -- entire generations will be born and DIE while your works still remain only consumable in rented form. While that may be great if you want to be a mini-king / tyrant, for the rest of us it's unacceptable in the extreme.

    Copyright was a balance between competing interests. This insane "beg for permission to read / watch / etc." for MULTIPLE GENERATIONS worth of time means regular people will increasingly turn to piracy and ignore the insane laws as a matter of course, depriving you of income as you have already seen. But no, you want more control.

    "The more you tighten your grip, the more star systems will slip through your fingers." A quote from authors that are either very old or DEAD now, yet I will be long dead, and my children dead, before it can be safely written agai nunder these new laws.