Daily Archives: May 25, 2009

The recent “Economist” debate; 71% believe existing copyright laws do more harm than good.

http://www.economist.com/debate/overview/144

The Economist recently held an online debate where they put to their readers;

“this house believes that existing copyright laws do more harm that good”.

Voting is now closed but 71% of those who voted agreed with the motion!

The comments submitted make interesting reading. If you are interested in the pros and cons of copyright there is a great cross section of opinion contained in those pages.