How can we get copyright right? Respecting things like transparency, the public domain, open access, the freedom to tinker and fair use are important and necessary starting points.
Copyright Week: If We Want To Get Copyright Right, It's Time To Go Back To Basics
Credit: Corpnet
January 19, 2014

Via Techdirt:

All week we've been posting stories for Copyright Week, discussing important elements of copyright law that are at risk of getting trampled or destroyed in the effort to reform copyright. These are issues that will be squashed almost entirely if we leave it to the lobbyists to hash out what a new copyright law looks like. Today is the final day of Copyright Week, which happens to coincide with the second anniversary of Internet Freedom Day -- the day that the internet spoke up and said NO!! the last time a group of lobbyist sought to change copyright in dangerous ways, with SOPA/PIPA.

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