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copyfight

(ˈkɒpɪˌfaɪt)
n
(Law) the conflict between copyright holders and other individuals over the use, distribution, and replication of copyright materials. Also called: copyright social conflict
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Jonathan Lamy, spokesman for the Recording Industry Assn, of America, painted the anti-copyright forces as hypocrites.
A process Biggam claims has been subject to, "heavy pressure from the IT and tech lobbies and anti-copyright activists.
At the same time, though, the music industry, meeting at the Midem trade show in Cannes, France, voiced concerns about "the extremely anti-copyright trend in Europe".
All of their graphics are anti-copyright and they encourage people to share them widely and become storytellers themselves.
The argument is sometimes made by anti-copyright campaigners that this encourages new markets for existing products, and that piracy might potentially help to generate new revenue streams for the creative industries.
He has worked on a lot of different trade issues this past parliamentary year including his report recommending the rejection of the controversial Anti-copyright Trade Agreement (ACTA).
It describes the anti-copyright status of the publication, and gives examples of similar publications produced at the same infoshop.
In this issue: Brian Schill presents a critique of anti-copyright in a theoretical analysis of contemporary postanarchism; Chris Dixon looks at anti-capitalist protest in the US and Canada to explore the links between anti-authoritarianism and anarchism; Daniel Jaeckle explores the anarchist ethical imagination of Ursula Le Guin, in a discussion of The Dispossessed; John Quintus ploughs the archives to examine the anarchism of Louisa Bevington and Iain McKay reconsiders the anarchist influence on syndicalism, in a reply to Ralph Darlington's article published in AS 17:2.
Another anti-copyright argument I hear is that copyright owners enforce too aggressively, failing to allow even minimal uses of ideas or actual works and expecting compensation for the use of any work, regardless of the amount used.
My belief in copyright, however, was more persistent despite the fact that Murray Rothbard--my idol and my friend--was anti-copyright.
Helprin regards legal practitioners as abettors of the wider anti-copyright movement, a monster driven forward by "a pack of intellectuals intoxicated with their own powers.
The Pirate Bay was set up in 2003 by anti-copyright organisation Piratbyran, but for the last five years it has been run by individuals.