[Cc-uk] "El Reg" On CC Panel Discussion
d.berry at sussex.ac.uk
Thu Apr 28 10:24:21 EDT 2005
Previous comments by Nevrkla include:
> And yet, copyright seems under attack because it ‘stands in the way’!
> ‘Freedom’ has come to mean ‘freedom to plagiarise’, as a loose
> coalition of academics and users of creative material try to
> undervalue creativity by alleging that since ‘there is nothing new
> under the sun’, nothing needs to be protected any more. What a
> nihilistic and insulting view of creativity! ...
> the music industry does have to invent new business models and many
> have been established over recent years. That said, the words ‘new
> business models’ must mean just that – ways of developing business and
> creating employment opportunities for individuals and wealth for the
> country as a whole. An anarchic ‘free for all’ would have a
> disastrous impact on the livelihoods of creators and inventors and
> fatal consequences for the economic fabric of a modern society.
Westminster Media Forum (2004). Intellectual Property and Rights
Ownership. Conference Proceedings, 9th December 2004
On 28 Apr 2005, at 15:12, Ian Brown wrote:
> I also liked:
> "Nevrkla continued to insist that CC licensing was the product of
> “learned professors living in rarified luxurious environment supported
> by public funds”"
> If only academic life were so luxurious ;)
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