Thesaurus Copyright January 21st 2013 illunatic People use…
January 21st, 2013 illunatic
People use the word “copyright” often and, in many cases, without an proper understanding of what the word entails. Here is something for you to meditate on before wielding this word in your future discussions.
1. the exclusive right to make copies, license, and otherwise exploit a literary, musical, or artistic work, whether printed, audio, video, etc.: works granted such right by law on or after January 1, 1978, are protected for the lifetime of the author or creator and for a period of 50 years after his or her death.
The exclusive right to exploit artistic work. Alright then. Let’s see what the thesaurus offers.
Main Entry: monopolize
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: dominate, control
Synonyms: absorb, acquire, bogart, consume, copyright , corner, corner the market, devour, employ, engross, exclude, exercise control, have, hog, hold, keep to oneself, lock up, manage, own, own exclusively, patent, possess, restrain, sew up, sit on, syndicate, take over, take up, use, utilize
Antonyms: distribute, scatter, share
Are these healthy words? Are these the words that describe a thriving society? Copyright is a monopoly. Monopolies consume and devour competition. You are now the competition.