Copyright Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Attorney Richard Stim” float=”none” width=”100%”]Copyright does not protect ideas or facts; it protects only the unique way in which ideas or facts are expressed.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Attorney Richard Stim” float=”none” width=”100%”]Copyright lasts for the life of the work’s creator (its author) plus 70 years.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Barbara Boxer” float=”none” width=”100%”]If you don’t move to protect copyright, if you don’t move to protect our children, it’s not going to sit well.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Charles Duhigg” float=”none” width=”100%”]Actually, attorneys say, copying a purchased CD for even one friend violates the federal copyright code most of the time.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Gift Gugu Mona” float=”none” width=”100%”]God holds the copyright, as the sole author of life.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Howard Suber” float=”none” width=”100%”]Copying is shorthand for the infringing of any of the copyright owner’s exclusive rights as described in the Copyright Act.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jack Reznicki” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ideas cannot be copyrighted. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Marks Templeton” float=”none” width=”100%”]Every effort has been made to locate copyright holders and, if any material has been used without proper permission, the editor would appreciate being notified so that proper credit can be given in future editions.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lawrence Lessig” float=”none” width=”100%”]Copyrights have not expired, and will not expire, so long as Congress is free to be bought to extend them again.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lawrence Lessig” float=”none” width=”100%”]Now that copyrights can be just about a century long, the inability to know what is protected and what is not protected becomes a huge and obvious burden on the creative process.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Marilyn Manson” float=”none” width=”100%”]I think art is the only thing that’s spiritual in the world. And I refuse to forced to believe in other people’s interpretations of God. I don’t think anybody should be. No one person can own the copyright to what God means.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Marshall A. Leaffer” float=”none” width=”100%”]The term copyright is a highly descriptive term: the right to make copies.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mathias Dopfner” float=”none” width=”100%”]The copy price of the future is the copyright.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Maximillian Degenerez” float=”none” width=”100%”]A brainy person does not abuse copyright; instead they respect it and uphold it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Patricia Schroeder” float=”none” width=”100%”]Traditional copyright has been that you can’t make a full copy of somebody’s work without their permission.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Richard Stallman” float=”none” width=”100%”]The idea of copyright did not exist in ancient times, when authors frequently copied other authors at length in works of non-fiction. This practice was useful, and is the only way many authors’ works have survived even in part.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Waterman McChesney” float=”none” width=”100%”]Copyright protects corporate monopoly rights over culture and provides much of the profits to media conglomeratesm encouraging the wholesale privatization of our common culture.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robin Gross” float=”none” width=”100%”]The copyright bargain: a balance between protection for the artist and rights for the consumer.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Siva Vaidhyanathan” float=”none” width=”100%”]Copyright should be about policy, not property.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Stephen Fishman” float=”none” width=”100%”]A copyright is a type of property— it belongs to its owner (usually the author) , and the courts can be asked to intervene if anyone uses it without permission.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Stephen Fishman” float=”none” width=”100%”]Copyright is a legal device that provides the creator of a work of art or literature, or a work that conveys information or ideas, the right to control how the work is used.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Stephen Fishman” float=”none” width=”100%”]The primary purpose of copyright, then, is not to enrich authors; rather, it is to promote the progress of science and useful arts— that is, human knowledge.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Stephen M. McJohn” float=”none” width=”100%”]Copyright licensing is used to make works available to the public for free.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Suzy Kassem” float=”none” width=”100%”]A true poet writes from the language and experiences of their own heart, not those of others.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Tom Lehrer” float=”none” width=”100%”]I have always found it interesting… that there are people who regard copyright infringement as a form of flattery.[/wpsm_quote]