US copyright lobby out-of-touch

Michael Geist takes position (here at the BBC) in regard of the digital copyright policy, international treaties and lobbying powers …

Internet law professor Michael Geist takes a look at intellectual property protection in the US and finds it somewhat out of step with the rest of the world.


Countries singled out for criticism should not be deceived into thinking that their laws are failing to meet an international standard, no matter what US lobby groups say.

Well, yes, the content industry really seems to be out of touch and out of date, still trying to protect overcome businessmodels with ever more draconian laws … when they should rather look forward, and design innovative new business models.

Comments are closed.