Free Mickey Mouse! Copyright law, crony capitalism, and economic growth

Copyright in this country is a huge gift granted by Congress which benefits large media corporations primarily. Copyright as it is now,  life of the creator plus 70 years, stifles innovation and creation. In so doing it stifles the overall economy.

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Copyright actually keeps many books off the market, study says

We have incredibly restrictive copyright laws in this country. Big media companies have made the media marketplace worse for the public with these laws and may have even worked against their own interests by lobbying for overly restrictive copyrights according to a new study.

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Crony Capitalism and “Intellectual Property,” Time to Change

Hollywood, the recording industry, and the cell phone companies are trying to hold technology back and in the process doing a disservice to the American consumer. Time to get with the times and accept that these industries must adapt or die.

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Rich Manhattan Moms Hire Handicapped Tour Guides So Kids Can Cut Lines at Disney World

There is nothing crony capitalist about this story. It’s just so insane I had to share. How could anyone feel so entitled? Not to mention that Disney will have to address the problem and will make things more difficult for the disabled to enjoy the park. Pretty classy move Manhattan moms.

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