Copyright gets weird in a hurry
Rene hat wieder mal was interessantes zum Thema Copyright aus dem Netz gefischt.
My favorite expert on copyright, Mike Masnick, hits the nail on the head again, saying that the broadcast companies and Google (and pretty much everyone else) see the Internet as two different things. He says:
“Media companies still look on the internet as a content platform. That is, they think of it as a new broadcast medium. Most other folks recognize that the internet is a communications medium, and the focus should be on the ease of communication….When it comes to communication,” he argues, “the idea of using copyright to restrict content gets weird in a hurry.