02 March 2012

Does Guernsey Really Want To Become Famous -- And Ostracized -- For Introducing Image Rights?

Just as the original term of copyright has been constantly extended from the original 14 years in the Statute of Anne, so the the scope of intellectual monopolies has been widened by the introduction of new ways in which people assert ownership of abstractions. Here's the latest idea: a right to protect your image. 

On Techdirt.

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