When the founding fathers wrote the Constitution, they included the Article 1, Section 8 copyright provision, which resembles the Statute of Anne in its reason for protecting creativity and expression. However, copyright legislation has significantly evolved since this country’s founding, having taken many steps both forward and backwards.
US Copyright Law is constantly walking the fine line between balancing the public good against the opportunity for private gain. On the one hand, policy dictates original works should be available to the public, or at least a segment of the public. However, we also…read more >