[linux-elitists] [declan@well.com: FC: Is Rep. Boucher's online-music licensing bill constitutional?]

Karsten M. Self kmself@ix.netcom.com
Tue Sep 11 10:13:07 PDT 2001


on Tue, Sep 11, 2001 at 07:32:29AM -0700, Don Marti (dmarti@zgp.org) wrote:
> begin Rick Bradley quotation of Mon, Sep 10, 2001 at 08:34:22PM -0500:
> 
> > An interesting read.  
> 
> Does not compute.  A copyright is a government-granted monopoly,
> not a property right.

Compulsory licensing is also established as part of copyright law
through the early part of the 20th century.

-- 
Karsten M. Self <kmself@ix.netcom.com>          http://kmself.home.netcom.com/

Praying for the victims. 
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