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Hollings Introduces Privacy Bill

3.141592653589793238 Re:Hmm... (296 comments)

/.'er seeks open access to information that can benefit the public, while protecting the public from those who would exploit personal information for monetary gain. Before you say copyright protects money for artists, it doesn't. The only businesses that are protected by copyright are the distribution companies.
FMI read "The Creative Destruction of Copyright: Napster and the New Economics of Digital Technology" by Associate Prof. of Law, Raymond Shih Ray Ku. available at Lexis-Nexis

BC seeks to gain money from the creation of artists, see above article, and use personal information that can potentially harm individuals to squeeze even more money out of them. I think the difference is rather obvious.

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