iTunes runs into trouble in Norway
Posted Jun 15, 2006 13:31 UTC (Thu) by maney
Parent article: iTunes runs into trouble in Norway
"Cultural content has importance to society above and beyond its ability to generate a profit," the Ombudsman writes ...
Which reminds me of something similar (though phrased more narrowly, addressing specifically the printed word subset of media) that I loved so well I added it to my tagline collection on first sight:
The reason [limited term of copyright is] important is this:
Publishers are in the business of expanding capital.
The writers who supply them are in the business of
expanding civilization itself. -- John Bloom
You go, Ombudsman. How come we don't have one of them here in the land of the formerly free?
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