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Recycling Copyright: Survival And Growth In The Remix Age, Michael Katz Dec 2007

Recycling Copyright: Survival And Growth In The Remix Age, Michael Katz

Michael Katz

Current copyright law, both as written and as applied, is stifling the development of new content, limiting the use of creative work, and prohibiting uses which are reasonable and fair given the state of current technology. Copyright law should be amended to recognize profound change in publishing and editing created by the advent and growth of digital technology, and should allow for reference to and creative reuse and recycling of all digital media. If done correctly, the original goals of copyright - to encourage and reward the development of creative works for the betterment of society - will be served and domestic ...