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Some movie broke some record. Thanks, copyright. Or not?

A movie just broke exactly the same record of many other movies before it, and for exactly the same reason: copyright abuse.

On movie studios using copyright to loot their own basements

"the seemingly arbitrary nature of Sony's "let's go back to high school!" Spider-Man reboot was going to be the start of something very unfortunate. And in deed, nearly four years after that announcement, said fears have come to pass.

The need to control the future

(this page is part of the Family Guide to Digital Freedom, 2007 edition. Please do read that introduction to know more about the Guide, especially if you mean to comment this page. Thanks)

“He who controls the present, controls the past. He who controls the past, controls the future.” George Orwell, 1984