How big media's copyright campaigns threaten Internet free expression

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How big media's copyright campaigns threaten Internet free expression

Big media companies' efforts to extend copyright are hurting creators' abilities to find audiences for their work, argues cyber-rights activist Cory Doctorow.

When people talk about "creator's rights," they usually mean copyright, but copyright is just a side dish for creators: The most important right we have is the right to free expression. And these two rights are always in tension..Take Viacom's claims against YouTube. The entertainment giant says ...

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