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Copyright law "protects" the profits of the producer from competition.

Incorrect. Copyright law protects the author from having copies of his or her own work sold by others.

Others are free to compete as much as they like provided they produce their own work.

imh, non-patent lawyer, opinion, this is a less radical shift than the SCOTUS decreeing that governments can use their eminent domain power to sieze property for the benefit of private, for profit, interests, when the Constitution clearly requires the power only be used for "public use".

Correct but, like yours, it's just my opinion.

Desert ("Four boxes keep us free: the soap box, the ballot box, the jury box and the cartridge box.") Dave
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