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Old 05-10-2010, 12:24 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by advocate2 View Post
My recollection is that copyright is a contract, of sorts, between the holder and the government whereby the government grants protection in exchange for the protected work eventually coming into the public domain.
Actually, copyright is more analogous to a property title than to a contract. It's not an exact analogy of course, but nothing ever is.
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