Wednesday, January 28, 2004

IP Absurdity Watch

It has come to the attention of Beyond the Commons, via Shachar Oren of Neurotic Media, that Congress has granted a waiver for the first two years of interstellar use of copyrighted material. Royalty levels are to be determined in a later date and will probably be retroactive. However, if life is found on Mars, royalty levels will have to default to local law. And the exchange value between Mars money and USD is yet to be determined.