A Free-Market Fix for the Copyright Racket

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A Free-Market Fix for the Copyright Racket

Jerry Brito | Nov 29, 2012

This excerpt originally appeared in Bloomberg on November 29, 2012.

Making the intellectual case, the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, a hub of free-market scholarship, has just released “Copyright Unbalanced: From Incentive to Excess,” a collection of libertarian and conservative critiques. The book doesn’t oppose copyright per se, but it excoriates the current system’s lengthy terms and expansive enforcement powers.
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