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Old 05-23-2009, 09:16 AM   #23
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Originally Posted by ahi View Post
Indeed! I believe copyright was basically a law meant to protect publishers from each other. It was meant to have next to nothing to do with consumers.

- Ahi
It was originally devised in the 17th century to prevent printers from printing a book without the author's permission. Basically a consequence of the invention of the printing press.
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