When Copyright Goes Bad (video)

I found this video while reading about the watchlist I just posted. The video was made by Access to Knowledge. Here's a summary of the video:

For centuries, copyrighti law has existed to protect creative production whilst promoting public access. But the digital age is challenging this balance and fundamentally changing the nature of the way we produce, access and distribute content. Suddenly, copyright rules no longer do what they are supposed to do. They have gone bad. This is a film about how copyright has become one of the most important consumer issues of the digital age; why corporate lobbying risks criminalising the actions of hundreds of thousands of people; and what the future holds for the fight for fairer copyright laws.

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader: "I've been into reading ebooks since forever, but I only got my first ereader in July 2007. Everything quickly spiraled out of control from there. Before I started this blog in January 2010 I covered ebooks, ebook readers, and digital publishing for about 2 years as a part of MobileRead Forums. It's a great community, and being a member is a joy. But I thought I could make something out of how I covered the news for MobileRead, so I started this blog."

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