“Copying is not Theft”

Nina Paley, amusingly spreading word about QuestionCopyright.org, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide advocacy and practical education to help cultural producers embrace open distribution.

Their website states: Our projects highlight the restrictive effects of distribution monopolies, and help creators and their allies realize the potential of freedom-based distribution. We’re trying to change the terms of the debate, so that copyright reform efforts aren’t stuck always reacting to industry rhetoric that equates copying with theft, plagiarism, and the abuse or destruction of the original work.

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