[sclug] Copyright v Creativity - reading.ac.uk public lecture

Simon Heywood simon at triv.org.uk
Thu Sep 30 09:16:51 UTC 2004

I thought that this might be of interest.



Dr Andrew Adams
School of Systems Engineering
Tuesday 19 October, 8pm, Palmer Lecture Theatre, Whiteknights Campus,
The University of Reading

Free to attend
All members of the public are welcome
No ticket required

Is copyright fair? Why have copyright?  What is the correct form for copyright?
Music publishers, book publishers and movie makers would have you believe that
everlasting all-encompassing copyright is a benefi t to society.

In this lecture Dr Andrew Adams shows why current copyright is too strong and
too long and why it is stifling, rather than promoting, creative work.

Copyright v Creativity

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