• Economic arguments against "intellectual property" enforcement

last modified November 30, 2012 by strypey


Danyl Strype

Tuesday 14 September 2010 8:59:26 pm

Economic arguments against "intellectual property" enforcement

Here is an economic analysis of "intellectual property", written during the RIAA vs. Napster trial. My favourite quote:

'That is copyright law should explicitly allow consumers who have legally obtained music to copy and resell it.'

http://levine.sscnet.ucla.edu/general/intellectual/napster.htm

This is pretty much what a CC-BY license does