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* Lawrence Lessig
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* [[Lawrence Lessig]], Legal Scholar
  
 
" "Fair use" in America is the right to hire a lawyer. Wonderful." [http://www.lessig.org/blog/archives/001794.shtml]
 
" "Fair use" in America is the right to hire a lawyer. Wonderful." [http://www.lessig.org/blog/archives/001794.shtml]
  
* Michael Moore
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* Courtney Love, Artist
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"But record companies own our copyrights forever.
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The system's set up so almost nobody gets paid. [...]
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Artists who have generated billions of dollars for an industry die broke and un-cared for.
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And they're not actors or participators. They're the rightful owners, originators and performers of original compositions." [http://dir.salon.com/tech/feature/2000/06/14/love/index.html?pn=2]
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* [http://www.michaelmoore.com/ Michael Moore], Filmmaker
  
 
"I don't agree with the copyright laws and I don't have a problem with people downloading the movie and sharing it with people as long as they're not trying to make a profit off my labour. I would oppose that. I do well enough already and I made this film because I want the world, to change. The more people who see it the better, so I'm happy this is happening. Is it wrong for someone who's bought a film on DVD to let a friend watch it for free? Of course it's not. It never has been and never will be. I think information, art and ideas should be shared." [http://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/4301]
 
"I don't agree with the copyright laws and I don't have a problem with people downloading the movie and sharing it with people as long as they're not trying to make a profit off my labour. I would oppose that. I do well enough already and I made this film because I want the world, to change. The more people who see it the better, so I'm happy this is happening. Is it wrong for someone who's bought a film on DVD to let a friend watch it for free? Of course it's not. It never has been and never will be. I think information, art and ideas should be shared." [http://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/4301]
  
* Quentin Tarantino
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* [http://www.tarantino.info/ Quentin Tarantino], Filmmaker
  
 
"I would be a liar to say across the board 'No piracy'" [http://p2pnet.net/index.php?page=reply&story=1435]
 
"I would be a liar to say across the board 'No piracy'" [http://p2pnet.net/index.php?page=reply&story=1435]
  
 
(Tarantino 'had bought bootleg copies of old, hard-to-get films in New York to help recreate scenes in his blockbuster "Kill Bill") [http://www.corante.com/copyfight/archives/003625.html]
 
(Tarantino 'had bought bootleg copies of old, hard-to-get films in New York to help recreate scenes in his blockbuster "Kill Bill") [http://www.corante.com/copyfight/archives/003625.html]

Revision as of 05:03, 6 July 2004

" "Fair use" in America is the right to hire a lawyer. Wonderful." [1]

  • Courtney Love, Artist

"But record companies own our copyrights forever.

The system's set up so almost nobody gets paid. [...]

Artists who have generated billions of dollars for an industry die broke and un-cared for.

And they're not actors or participators. They're the rightful owners, originators and performers of original compositions." [2]

"I don't agree with the copyright laws and I don't have a problem with people downloading the movie and sharing it with people as long as they're not trying to make a profit off my labour. I would oppose that. I do well enough already and I made this film because I want the world, to change. The more people who see it the better, so I'm happy this is happening. Is it wrong for someone who's bought a film on DVD to let a friend watch it for free? Of course it's not. It never has been and never will be. I think information, art and ideas should be shared." [3]

"I would be a liar to say across the board 'No piracy'" [4]

(Tarantino 'had bought bootleg copies of old, hard-to-get films in New York to help recreate scenes in his blockbuster "Kill Bill") [5]