2008-07-18Copyright Is Hard.
Not entailing therefore "let's go thieving." (The thing that entails "let's go thieving" is when it becomes generally easier to download a crooked copy than to use a legal one because of the so-called copy protection, a thing that seems to be approaching rapidly thanks to the middlemen's exceedingly strenuous efforts. But I digress.) But copyright is tricky; we've changed the rules so many times, in so many ways, with so many reasons, for so many campaign contributions. Only way to keep track of it all is with a chart.