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Well, Here's Another Rights Mess You've Gotten Me Into!

Posted at 8:18AM Thursday 23 Feb 2012

A number of announcements, press articles and incidents have recently occurred, which individually may mean little, but collectively bring us to question whether we are finally addressing some of the copyright challenges we now face, or slipping further into litigation and life in the Wild West.

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