Downloading is not stealing

(via The House of Commons) A video parody from the University of Sidney’s Law Revue that more accurately depicts the nuances in copyright infringement. From the video: Downloading movies is not stealingCopyright is intangible propertyCopyright is a chose in actionYou would not depreciate your friend’s chose in actionDownloading depreciates copyrightSomewhatDownloading Read more…

Not an IP Day post

Because I have the strong psychological urge to be different (or at least different-ish), I’m trying to make today the “Non-IP Day”, seeing as yesterday was “World Intellectual Property Day“. We need a snazzy name though.