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Copyright vs. Community

by Jeanne Rasata Contributions Published on Nov 09, 2009 02:22 PM
Jakarta, Indonesia - 1st Floor, SEAMOLEC Building, Kompleks Universitas Terbuka, Jl. Pondok Cabe Raya, Pondok Cabe, Pamulang, Tangerang Selatan, Banten - 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.
When Nov 11, 2009
from 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Where Jakarta, Indonesia
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