A Matter of Principle – Jim Baen’s Universe

let me begin with a brief discussion of what copyright is in the first place. That’s as much as I can cover in this first column.

I want to begin there, with that most basic question, because I’ve found that many people”including an astonishingly high percentage of authors”have the most preposterous misconceptions about it.

Has a link to:

Macaulay’s speach to parliament on copyright.