Re: Information & Power /Alexandria library

Gina Miller (
Tue, 04 May 1999 01:44:53 PDT

Right, that's what I was saying.
Gina "Nanogirl" Miller

You wrote:
>Nonetheless, there are some obvious advantages to enforcing copyright,
>such as providing incentives for artists and inventors to do what they do.
>Without copyright, their works could only be sold at the cost it requires
>to copy them; as a result, we might expect only to see cheap or free
>innovations and far, far fewer private investments overall. However, since
>the cost of trying to effectively enforce copyright is and will continue
>to be very very high, these benefits may not outweight the cost involved
>in enforcing the law.

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