Re: [LAU] Changed: Copyright laws and such

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Date: Friday, February 15, 2013 - 7:13 am

On 02/15/2013 01:58 AM, Louigi Verona wrote:

Here's where we differ. You seem to claim that if *I* write a song on
my own, and *YOU* want to include that song in a play or movie, that if
I say "no," then I am deciding how you can use YOUR property. This is
simply not true. You can use your property any way you want, as long as
you don't kidnap MY property to do it. And claiming that my refusal to
grant a mechanical license for my copyright work results in my somehow
deciding how you can use YOUR BODY is gibberish.

A LOT of the examples you complain about are actually ABUSE of
copyright, rather than a flaw in the concept of copyright. It still
seems like you believe that if someone else writes a song, that you
honestly believe that you have superior rights over his property than he
does.

Each of us "owns" his own body. By extension, we each "own" whatever we
produce out of thin air. If you claim that you somehow have a right to
what I have produced, that would mean that you believe that you own me,
and I am reduced to a position of slavery. Do you believe that you
would have a "right" to WHATEVER I produced? Is there a limit?? Would
I have to ask you to please leave me enough of my labor so that I may
feed my family or buy new strings for my guitar, or will you provide
those, in order than I could continue to produce things which you would
claim to have a right to?

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Re: [LAU] Changed: Copyright laws and such, James Harkins, (Thu Feb 14, 2:28 pm)
Re: [LAU] Changed: Copyright laws and such, drew Roberts, (Sun Feb 17, 10:13 pm)
Re: [LAU] Changed: Copyright laws and such, Louigi Verona, (Thu Feb 14, 9:44 pm)
Re: [LAU] Changed: Copyright laws and such, michael noble, (Fri Feb 15, 12:25 am)
Re: [LAU] Changed: Copyright laws and such, drew Roberts, (Fri Feb 15, 2:19 pm)
Re: [LAU] Changed: Copyright laws and such, michael noble, (Fri Feb 15, 3:12 pm)
Re: [LAU] Changed: Copyright laws and such, Rustom Mody, (Fri Feb 15, 5:06 am)
Re: [LAU] Changed: Copyright laws and such, Louigi Verona, (Fri Feb 15, 6:58 am)
Re: [LAU] Changed: Copyright laws and such, michael noble, (Fri Feb 15, 9:04 am)
Re: [LAU] Changed: Copyright laws and such, drew Roberts, (Fri Feb 15, 2:35 pm)
Re: [LAU] Changed: Copyright laws and such, michael noble, (Fri Feb 15, 3:18 pm)
Re: [LAU] Changed: Copyright laws and such, drew Roberts, (Sun Feb 17, 11:01 pm)
Re: [LAU] Changed: Copyright laws and such, Louigi Verona, (Fri Feb 15, 10:43 am)
Re: [LAU] Changed: Copyright laws and such, Louigi Verona, (Fri Feb 15, 10:44 am)
Re: [LAU] Changed: Copyright laws and such, Simon Wise, (Fri Feb 15, 7:42 am)
Re: [LAU] Changed: Copyright laws and such, Louigi Verona, (Fri Feb 15, 7:45 am)
Re: [LAU] Changed: Copyright laws and such, Al Thompson, (Fri Feb 15, 7:13 am)
Re: [LAU] Changed: Copyright laws and such, drew Roberts, (Sun Feb 17, 10:26 pm)
Re: [LAU] Changed: Copyright laws and such, Louigi Verona, (Fri Feb 15, 7:31 am)