Opinion: Supreme Court decision on copyright of foreign works a blow to free speech

The U.S. Supreme Court extended copyright protection to foreign works created from 1023 to 1989 and already in the public domain thereby shutting down creative uses of these works to protect profits of the owners of old works.

The overall result, argues Ken Paulson of the First Amendment Center, is a loss of free speech. -db

In a commentary from the First Amendment Center, January 20, 2012, by Ken Paulson.

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