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November 1, 2005
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What's So Eminent About Public Domain?
Tim Lee in Reason, criticizing the misleading arguments IP maximalists use to discredit people who support traditional limits to copyright: "By lumping together the very real threat of the government taking people's land with an imaginary threat of IP anarchists abolishing intellectual property, the copyright industry and its allies hope to portray themselves as defenders of traditional property rights. The problem is that their own copyright agenda is a radical departure from America's copyright traditions." Lee has more about framing copyright debates here.
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