drew Roberts wrote:
Yeh, I should have thought twice about that remark. I know RMS's stand,
I've read that paper.
In all things GNU he is The Man, but I don't agree with him on everything
>> entitled to copyright protection by law, and they enforce action against
The point isn't that the freedoms wouldn't exist without it. As you say,
those freedoms can be protected by copyright law.
Obviously too, and often sadly, laws outlast their utility. My major
beef with current copyright is its terms of extension and renewability.
I won't say that it guts the whole notion of the public domain, but it
no longer functions to guarantee its replenishment. Thankfully CC and
other such licenses do ensure a rich public sources of
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