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.
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.
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.
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.
There are very good arguments, both for and against copyright. Our founders thought that such rights were vital to encourage innovation and creative exploration.