Originally Posted by Ninjalawyer
Decades? Better start now then. If a treaty is being maintained out of inertia rather than any rational policy objective, then something has gone very wrong and it should be renegotiated.
And in any event, the paper at least has the effect of dispelling some common copyright myths and demonstrating that there is some level of understanding that all is not well with copyright legislation.
Does the U.S. benefit or do certain large players benefit disproportionally, to the overall detriment of the U.S. public? And even if the U.S. is benefiting from an inefficient system, think how much more it could be benefiting from a rational one.
This. The sooner we begin renegotiating it all the sooner we'll have better laws covering at least the 20th century advances.