Shakespeare would thrive in a world with copyright.

I saw it again the other day. In a sarcastic tweet that flew by. A familiar theme. Without naming names, it said something like this: As […]

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Leave Shakespeare & Van Gogh Alone – Part II

In Part I of this essay, I argued that although Shakespeare’s plays do comprise myriad precedent works, his biography and manner of production provide little […]

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Leave Shakespeare & Van Gogh Alone – Part I

In contemporary discussion and debate about copyrights in the digital-age, the parties who argue in favor of revision of the law so that it may […]

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Shorten copyright terms? Okay, then what?

The subject of copyright terms kept popping up last week, so I’ll take the message and dive in.  I should be clear that I don’t […]

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