Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Web companies target copyright

In The Register, Andrew Orlowski looks at why the failure of the much-hyped web 2.0 to make money means that companies are trying to roll-back copyright protection.
As it happens, I'm in favour of copyright reform too - but it's predicated on gathering more money for creators, not propping up serial business failures .... So the next time you hear the ritualistic whining about the trouble copyright holders cause plucky internet startups, remember who really needs who.

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