When Single Moms Are Fined $1.5M, It's Time To Take A New Look At Copyright Protection In The Digital Age
First of all, it infuriates me that the federal government is working as private cops for the RIAA. Think about how they pushed through the Digital Millenium Copyright Act, and forced the music and computer industries to use copy protection.
It also maddens me because the Founders only allowed ten year copyrights, after which the rights were turned over to the general public, to benefit from the work.
It's time to come up with a saner version of digital copyright, because this is crazy and wrong: