osewalrus (osewalrus) wrote,
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Link Harvest: The UK's Hargreaves Report on Copyright

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2011/05/uk-report-base-ip-law-on-evidence-not-lobbying.ars

It confirms many of the points that PK makes regularly with regard to the utter lack of evidence about the nature of losses reasonably attributable to infringing copying. More importantly, it embraces the need for copyright exceptions as critical to fostering culture and commerce. It concludes that the UK's recent digital copyright law totally sucks rocks, and resulted from lobby money not any real evidence.
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