How are Artists supposed to turn a profit if they cannot build on work that has been made?
How are Artists supposed to turn a profit if they cannot build on existing work that has already been made? Copyright forces everyone (everyone who is poor) to create the same damn material that has already been made, which means it is Even-Harder-To-Profit. This idea that ‘copyright helps artists profit’ is moot if it is simultaneously raising the cost of their expression GREATLY.
“Almost all the world’s new creators are already working in the new paradigm; creating DESPITE the copyright monopoly, rather than because of it.”
- Rick Falkvinge, founder of the first pirate party