Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 17th Jan 2011 12:02 UTC
Multimedia, AV I generally need a billion words to explain the problems inherit in the current copyright system. Joss Stone needs just one minute. "I don't care how you hear it - as long as you hear it." Can we please appoint Ms Stone as supreme overlord of the universe?
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DOSguy
Member since:
2009-07-27

It isn't illegal to download copyrighted music and movies in the Netherlands, but it is illegal to spread them.

Edited 2011-01-17 13:52 UTC

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dylansmrjones Member since:
2005-10-02

It is not illegal in EU at all. It is a copyright violation, but not a criminal offense.

Copyright is no right - it's a privilege (and a bad one, just like all other privileges).

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JAlexoid Member since:
2009-05-19

It is not illegal in EU at all. It is a copyright violation, but not a criminal offense.

Copyright is no right - it's a privilege (and a bad one, just like all other privileges).


In most EU countries, there is no such thing as copyright(Maybe UK and Ireland have copyright). There are author's rights.

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