Karl-Erik Tallmo on Sat, 7 May 2005 08:04:00 +0200 (CEST)

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Re: <nettime> Fwd: 800 pirates demonstrated in Stockholm on May

rasmus fleischer wrote:

>The speakers included Palle Torsson from Artliberated, Jonas Birgersson, a
>Swedish Internet-figure and CEO of Bredband2, and finally Sara Andersson
>from The Pirate Agency who spoke about the importance of copying and the
>urgent need of privacy in digital communication.

Copyright IS a form of privacy right, since it protects both the 
integrity of the creator and of his/her work.

The common law copyright was actually the starting point for Warren & 
Brandeis in their famous (seminal) article "The Right to Privacy" 
from 1890.

/Karl-Erik Tallmo


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