It cannot be helped, it is as it should be, that the law is behind the times.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Some rights 300 years old
Modern copyright? Based on statute of anne from 1710
Killer app 1710
Latest total rework in Sweden? 1960
Killer app 1960
We have moved on
How we work.
How we communicate.
How we play.
How we learn.
How we share.
How we discover.
How we create.
How we celebrate.
How we mourn.
How we influence.
How we collaborate.
It gets worse…
Lawmakers secretly “dislike” technology
Anything that is in the world when you’re born is normal and ordinary and is just a natural part of the way the world works. Anything that’s invented between when you’re fifteen and thirty-five is new and exciting and revolutionary and you can probably get a career in it. Anything invented after you’re thirty-five is against the natural order of things.
if law ignores technology, technology will rule us.
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