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Copyright vs. Community

by Jeanne Rasata Contributions Published on Nov 02, 2010 09:19 AM
Paris, France - amphithéatre Lutton, Centre de recherche Inderdisciplinaire (CRI), Faculté de Medecine, site Cochin Port-Royal, Université Paris-Descartes, 24, rue du Faubourg-Saint-Jacques
When Nov 12, 2010
from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Where Paris, France
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Copyright developed in the age of the printing press, and was designed to fit with the system of centralized copying imposed by the printing press. But the copyright system does not fit well with computer networks, and only draconian punishments can enforce it.

The global corporations that profit from copyright are lobbying for draconian punishments, and to increase their copyright powers, while suppressing public access to technology. But if we seriously hope to serve the only legitimate purpose of copyright--to promote progress, for the benefit of the public--then we must make changes in the other direction.

  • METRO Ligne 6 : station Saint-Jacques
  • RER B: station Port Royal
  • BUS : 38 (station Observatoire Port Royal)
  • BUS : 83, 91 (station Port Royal--Saint-Jacques)

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