Copyright law turns kids into criminals – Reform will enrich artists and the public

Copyright law turns kids into criminals – Reform will enrich artists and the public


 

Today’s copyright legislation is out balance, and out of tune with the times. It has turned the entire young generation into criminals in the eyes of the law, in a futile attempt at stopping the technological development. Yet, file sharing has continued to grow exponentially. Neither propaganda, fear tactics, nor ever harsher laws have been able to stop development.

It is impossible to enforce the ban against non-commercial file sharing without infringing fundamental rights. As long...


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