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Characteristics of a new copyright system.

In the two previous posts, I explored the problems with the current copyright system, by examining the wrong (19th century) assumptions on which the current system is based, and I made an attempt at trying to describe the requirements of a new copyright system. In this third post, as well as the next one, I Read more …

Requirements of a new copyright system.

As I explained in my previous post, the current copyright system is highly¬† dysfunctional. It doesn’t even come close to achieving its twin goals of promoting and protecting creativity. The main reason is that its underlying principles reflect a 19th century reality, rather than a 21st century one. In this post, I will take a Read more …