posted on Oct, 1 2012 @ 02:08 PM
The Constitution does not grant rights. It just defines what the government can and cannot do. The "free speech" right we often discuss is not
granted by the Constitution, but rather preserved by the Constitution... As for the copyright and patent clause? That's very often misinterpreted.
All that clause does is give permission to Congress to create such laws -- but solely for the purpose of "promot[ing] the progress of science and the
i support the promotion of useful arts,
i support science and innovation and beleive the innovators should be rewarded,
i just think exclusive rights to tech for 70 years will stop innovation,
and copy rite laws will make such innovation less likley to succeed.
why sell cds for 30$ to 1000 people,
when you can sell digital files for 2$ to a million people in a day?