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Re: [dvd-discuss] Public Domain Enhancement Bill

On Fri, 27 Jun 2003, Michael A Rolenz wrote:
> The question was not that Disney owns idea but if Disney owns say 90% of
> copyrighted material, then practically nothing enters the PD. The
> question is if that is harmful?

To state more directly what Richard put very clearly and subtley:  Disney
may, at some point, own 90% of COPYRIGHTED material, but that is always an
insignificant percentage of COPYRIGHTABLE material.

At least, the prevailing theory is that human thought and expression is

     Jeme A Brelin
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