Don't Let Retraction Distract From The Simple Fact: GOP Copyright Policy Brief Was Brilliantby Mike Masnick
Nov. 19, 2012
Tommy Robinson Arrested While Covering Grooming Gang Trial, UK Gov Silences Press With Gag Order
30-Yr-Old Millennial Michael Rotondo Was Broken By Our Anti-Male Court System
#NotMyBattlefield: Gamers Reject SJW-Themed Battlefield V
Disgraceful: Ireland Votes Overwhelmingly to Legalize Abortion
SPLC: It's 'Unacceptable' For MS-13 To Be Described As 'Animals' By The White House
While there's been plenty of attention paid over the weekend to the fact that the Republican Study Committee (RSC), the conservative caucus of House Republicans, pulled its report on copyright reform after some entertainment industry lobbyists hit the phones/emails late Friday/early Saturday (and, no, it wasn't directly to RSC, for the most part, but to "friendly" members asking them to express their "displeasure" with the report to the RSC leadership). But we shouldn't let that distract from the simple fact that the report was brilliant -- perhaps the most insightful and thoughtful piece of scholarship on copyright to come out of a government body in decades. You can still read the whole thing as uploaded to Archive.org.