That's true of any law.MALsPa wrote:For as long as there's been copyright law, and for as long as it shall exist, people have been trying, and will keep trying, to circumvent it.
What is the motive behind that thought though? Any law that is an inconvenience could be considered "evil." In fact things like the GNU GPL hinge on the very existence of copyright (or copyleft, if you like). To be honest, I think it's the enforcement of copyright that people have an issue with, not the copyright itself.MALsPa wrote:Perhaps some of us look at copyright law as the evil rather than piracy being the evil.
Now patents are another story.
Not really. If you put your name on the assignment then you plagiarised it.hinto wrote:Maybe we should try to explain to our English professor that the essay on "Crime and Punishment" we copied from the web should still be counted as an 'A'. After all, we didn't plagiarize it, we just infringed on it's copyright.