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Comment: Immitation, not litigation, stiffles innovation. (Score -1, Flamebait) 396 396

To those who say that Apple stiffles innovation, please cite examples of innovation within the products for which Apple is seeking an injunction. Why would one invest in innovation if the market is free to copy immediately?

Comment: Does Free Speech Claim Mean Content Responsibility (Score 1) 430 430

If Verizon is claiming their free speech is being violated, then they must be accepting responsibility for the content of that speech. IANAL, but I would think that Verizon would want to avoid being held accountable for content.

Comment: Re:Your right to what? (Score 1) 328 328

Lots of movies (everything except the blockbusters) make most of their money in back catalog. There is huge money in owning a massive library of old films.

So while I agree that copyright has lost all sense of 'fair use', I don't think you'll win arguing that there is no value in long copyrights.

I'm still waiting for the advent of the computer science groupie.