Copyright law is an important part of society. It allows authors to make money on the works they produce and gives an incentive to create more. Society is made better by the artists and authors work.
However, changes in copyright laws over the years have turned an idea to boost creative output into one of the biggest blocks on creative output. Even the Catholic Church agrees. The Pope sent a letter to the World Intellectual Copyright Organization (which we downloaded off bitTorrent) saying excessive zeal for copyright was harming society. It doesn’t take a leap of faith to see how copyright law can harm society. Just consider how copyright can harm… [Read more…]