[free-sklyarov] The digital copyright tug o' war

Mark K. Bilbo mark at blorch.org
Sat Aug 4 11:00:27 PDT 2001

On Saturday 04 August 2001 10:25, James S. Huggins \(Free Sklyarov\) wrote:
>    >>>Thomas Jefferson was so concerned over the potential
>    >>>for censorship inherent in government grants of monopolies
>    >>>over ideas that he wanted an amendment included in what
>    >>>we now know as the "Bill of Rights" that would limit all such
>    >>>grants of monopoly to a specific number of years with NO extensions.
> Citations would be appreciated from anyone who knows where to find more
> information on this particular topic (Jefferson and monopolies).

You could start with:


An article by Siva Vaidhyanathan who has a book coming out titled _Copyrights 
and Copywrongs_.


More information about the Free-sklyarov mailing list