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Characteristics of a new copyright system (ctd)

In my three previous posts, I explained why I believe the current copyright system is broken, what the requirements of a new system would be, and what the characteristics of a new system could be. That last post only addressed part of the characteristics – here’s the rest. 1.    The platform will become a social Read more …

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 …

Is copyright registration the elephant in the room?

I’m at a seminar on how technology impacts IP rights, and the way they work in business. When people talk about copyright, I see a lot of instances where copyright becomes more and more dependent upon registration. Examples are the proposals to set up exchange fora (like a marketplace) for stuff that’s under copyright. Basically, Read more …