David Bollier

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22 Jul 2009

Imagine if the Sermon on the Mount had been protected by copyright law….or if Moses had required advance permission before anyone could copy the Ten Commandments. Would they have spread very quickly and become the religious icons that they have become?

The champions of...


7 May 2009

A complicated drama over property rights in ancient works of art is now playing out among museums, governments, art dealers, collectors and citizens of various countries.

The meaning of ownership and property is usually self-evident. If I own something, I can control how people...

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