Re: Google Accused of Copyright Infringement (continued)


Subject: Re: Google Accused of Copyright Infringement (continued)
From: Eliot Handelman (eliot@generation.net)
Date: Thu Sep 22 2005 - 01:08:21 EDT


Dennis Bathory-Kitsz wrote:

>At 08:47 PM 9/21/05 -0700, Eliot Handelman wrote:
>
>
>>Dennis Bathory-Kitsz wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>>>Figure out how better to make it work
>>>in a way that rewards the source of the creative material, or expect more
>>>out-of-copyright texts (and, for that matter, music) to retain their
>>>intellectual dominance over the present. Artists and writers are their own
>>>worst enemy sometimes, and this is a textbook (so to speak) example.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>Dennis, I'm not sure I'm following you here. If artists made more money
>>past art wouldn't be as
>>dominant?
>>
>>
>
>If artists cooperated in large-scale projects with high visibility, the
>proportion of the past would be smaller and the chance of that visibility
>would help shift, if even a little bit, the dominance of the past.
>
>
I'm still not following. What dominance? The sense that the past was
artistically more fecund than the
present?

 

-- eliot



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