Lesenswert ist der Artikel „COPYRIGHT JUNGLE“ von Siva Vaidhyanathan. Es geht um Google, Copyright Wars und journalistische BErichterstattung darüber.
And so does our society. Copyright was designed, as the Constitution declares, to “promote the progress” of knowledge and creativity. In the last thirty years we have seen this brilliant system corrupted and captured by the very industries that the old laws fostered. Yet the complexity and nuanced nature of copyright battles make it hard for nonexperts to grasp what’s at stake.
So it’s up to journalists to push deeper into stories in which copyright plays a part. Then the real challenge begins: explaining this messy system in clear language to a curious but confused audience.