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Re: [dvd-discuss]Long Term Copyright just invites lawsuits
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- From: Lars Gaarden <larsg(at)eurorights.org>
- Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2003 14:28:16 +0100
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> True. All you need to read is the CTEA testimony
URL? Sounds like fun reading for the week-end. :)
> Oh but this is so much better than land....it's treading on thoughts.."Oh no it
> isn't" intones Justice Ginsberg, "there's always the expression/idea dichotomy"
> NOnsense....its the expression of the idea dissemination monopoly.
Well.. It used to be, before the media cartel landsharks started
sending nastygrams to anyone using a logo that might look like a
lizard on their web page and taking even remotely derivative works to
Oh sure, the courts tend to get it right most of the time. However,
the risk of a defeat and the costs of going to court is in itself a
significant barrier to fair use. I'm wondering what can be done to
remove or lower that barrier.