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Old 08-19-2012, 04:57 AM   #83
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Somewhere in the Bible the point is made that "the laborer is worthy of his hire". Which is to say that a person is entitled to be compensated for his labor. I think this is an ethical proposition.
Marx said the same thing.

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Copyright is merely the legal protection of the compensation stream. It insures that the compensation is actual paid, and goes to the laborer author rather than some other person.
And yet most of the money does not go to the laborer but to the middlemen.
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