It wasn’t always like this, stacked in favor of big corporations. In the beginning, copyright existed to protect intellectual property for 14 years, with an option to renew once IF the creator was still alive. Now? Thank Disney and Sonny Bono (strange bedfellows!) for the mess in which we find ourselves. Even fair use has been subverted. Here’s the latest, from Seattle – but it applies here, there, and everywhere. And here’s a lawyer’s reply – a lawyer who is (in my view) on the right side of this spat. There will be no end to this till money is removed from our congressional equations. Now’s the time!