[PGCanada] !@!Re: [Upd-discuss] New report recommends tough action to tackle piractes [sic]
hart at pglaf.org
Mon Dec 13 07:49:09 PST 2004
On Mon, 13 Dec 2004, James Davis wrote:
> I won't particularly go into detail this press release from the British
> Film Council, that's a bit off topic here. For the full press release
> What's of note, is the recommendation of the report...
> "Increasing co-operation with the EU and international trade organisations
> to encourage better intellectual property rights across the world."
> I can imagine that in the near future we'll see the UK Film Council
> pushing for the extension of copyright.
"Better" copyright ALWAYS equals "LONGER" copyright
in contexts written by WIPO and the publishing industry.
What WE need to do is introduce "copyright reform" to
enourage the preservation of culture / the public domain.
Without copyright reform nothing in the future will go
into the public domain.
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