When I say, "Disney is a rent-seeking parasite and shouldn't be allowed to extend copyright another 20 years in Canada"
If you interpret that as me saying, "small artists should have no protection for their creative works at all"
Then you fell for this trick HARD
IP law benefits rights holders, not creators. Charles Dickens is going to die in poverty whether publishers are stealing from him with or without the support of the law
@bgcarlisle #copyright was never meant to "protect" artists, let alone poor ones. it's to create a #monopoly on the printing of specific works, to more easily regulate the flow of information. https://invidio.us/watch?v=H_aOHpn_vqQ
i would expect most 'small' artists can confirm to you that copyright doesn't really pay off for them. at least if they have looked into it and not just repeating the propaganda.
why would you think the state cares about artists, anyway?
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