Never heard of him.
Oh this one's easy. Check Article 29.2 of the UDHR: "In the exercise of his rights and freedoms, everyone shall be subject only to such limitations as are determined by law solely for the purpose of securing due recognition and respect for the rights and freedoms of others and of meeting the just requirements of morality, public order and the general welfare in a democratic society." All UDHR Rights, if they were capable of judicial interpretation, are qualified. Besides, in the order of the articles, one can argue that even cultural life takes precedence over copyright.
I would be quite shocked myself that living on your copyright is a fundamental human right of gross importance.
"Google haven't been able to innovate a lot of the UI"
The best argument against any democratic system is a 5 minute conversation with the 'average voter'. This seems little different in that regard.
And the worse part is then, you have to imagine that half of the voters are worse than that.
How many surrealists does it take to screw in a lightbulb? One to hold the giraffe and one to fill the bathtub with brightly colored power tools.