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A Fact-based approach to the Copyright Debate?

I’ve often posted links to rebuttals of the various MPAA/RIAA/Copyright maximalist organizations because of their loose connection to the facts. It’s very good to see that the various groups are coming together to attempt to find common ground in the copyright debate. Check out the questions in Techdirt’s summary.

Why Do Copyright Industry Profits Get To Be The Yardstick For Civil Liberties? http://t.co/dBadshbe That’s a damned good question!

Cutting to the core (after an excellent intro and postal analogy):

If the copyright industry can’t sell their products in the face of sustained civil liberties, they get to go out of business or sell something else instead. Mustard, perhaps.

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