Protecting Artists

we must destroy the content in order to save it

Good ol’ GEMA.

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Trigger

Once again, this is a metaphor for copyrights & restrictive licenses – especially “reserving” “rights” even though you “won’t enforce them.” For Terry Hancock, who hopefully will explain more in the comments.

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Permission

Our pervasive permission culture.

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Can’t Buy Love

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Legal Fictions

Without copyright law, art would not exist! Without patent law, inventions would not exist! Without real estate law, land would not exist. Without marriage law, love would not exist.

Stupid, right? But I hear this argument for copyright law all the time.

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Commerce is Bad

someone is exploited

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Copy Animals

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Patented Emotions

Update: Meir alerts us it’s been translated into Hebrew:

Patented Emotions: Hebrew

Update #2: dm3k translates it into Modern Greek:

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Exploitation

exploitation

Here’s a terrific article on Capitalists vs. Entrepreneurs.

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Appropriated

culture

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