How are Artists supposed to express themselves if they are poor?
How are Artists supposed to say the things they want to say, if they cannot afford to pay for their speech? Sometimes the most effective way (or sometimes the only way) to artistically express, is to CITE, to SAMPLE or to REMIX the material on which you are speaking about. Now what if the artist is too poor to pay the royalty fees? Now what if that piece of expression happened to be ‘unprotected speech’ (i.e. not for criticism or for education)?
Copyright RESERVES Freedom of Speech for the rich.
Copyright: "If we must sacrifice the ability for our artists to express themselves in order to Profit from it… THEN SO BE IT!"