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  • Jul 9th, 2010 @ 8:14am

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    @ AC#4:

    And this post is exactly why Anonymous Cowards are called such.

    Frankly, I've heard a lot more sensible notions on copyright come out of the Pirate Party members.

    Granted, they do have some wingnuts (and what political party doesn't?) but I'd rather have copyright as the Pirate Party envisions it - namely, a monopoly granted to the creator of a work (rather than an intermediary such as a publishing or manufacturing company) for a limited time, after which the item under copyright devolves to the public domain - than as the RIAA/MPAA/IFPI/etc. envision it (namely, copyrights are owned by publishers/distributors/etc. and last "forever minus a day").