Copyright tempest over `The Wind

Copyright tempest over `The Wind Done Gone’ is outrageous

Keep in mind that the constitutional underpinning of the copyright law is two-fold. First, we need a public domain — a public commons — of ideas, inventions and cultural works for the betterment of society, hence the limited terms of copyrights (and patents). Second, we give creators of this material an incentive to do the creating.

Copyright tempest over `The Wind

Copyright tempest over `The Wind Done Gone’ is outrageous

Keep in mind that the constitutional underpinning of the copyright law is two-fold. First, we need a public domain — a public commons — of ideas, inventions and cultural works for the betterment of society, hence the limited terms of copyrights (and patents). Second, we give creators of this material an incentive to do the creating.