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A just salary for authors and distributors

  • The current system of copyright laws was born with the Licensing of the Press Act in 1662 and the Statute of Anne in 1710 (see History of copyright).

  • It is time to realize that the current legal infrastructure has fundamental design flaws and that actors of the free and open culture1 need to “hijack” copyright laws for publishing free and open content using copyleft.

  • The Lutsu manifesto suggests a fundamental revision of the concept of copyright itself.

Footnotes

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For example by Creative Commons, the Wikipedia Foundation or the Open Knowledge Foundation. The work of these movements is important because it shows the feasibility of alternative systems.