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Pete Ashdown on Corporations

Democratic challenger


Businesses abuse copyright and hold back innovation

Congressional extensions on copyright have been repeatedly pushed by interested businesses to the point where the public interest is damaged. Copyright should protect artists and creators when they take action to request it. Instead, it is abused to the point that innovation is held back and very little falls into the public domain. The public has an interest in seeing works move into the public domain after a reasonable period has passed for commercial gain.
Source: 2006 Senate campaign website, peteashdown.org, “Issues” , Jan 17, 2006

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