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Friday, July 17, 2009

  Living in the eternal now

I've been saying this for a long time. Copyright is also a means to keep books (and other materials) off the market until they become irrelevant.

I don't think anybody is immune to the irony of seeing Orwell's 1984 remotely removed from their kindle book reader, however.

Perhaps knowing that this book is freely available in Russia might give some pause.

Re-reading the history of the copyright debate, in, say, 1906, is also useful.

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