Orson Scott Card on copyright

matthew's picture

Many of us are probably familiar with Orson Scott Card through his fiction works, such as the immensely popular "Ender's Game".

Well, Orson has something to say on copyright, that rings true to most of us. The RIAA was launched from the obscure agency that gave away annual "gold" and "platinum" album awards, to being the vocal opponent of peer-to-peer file sharing several years ago as it received more money from the record studios it represented. It is now turning into a blatantly profiteering, slanderous, and anti-competitive organization bent on destroying any technology that might endanger its current profit model.

Copyright owners are speaking out. I join my voice with Card's in support of this essay:

http://www.ornery.org/essays/warwatch/2003-09-07-1.html