Excellent move from a very wise and capable scholar – I have huge respect for him. He is completely right.
The copyright system was never designed for a world where every act of use involved a copy, and the consequence has been a huge swing of undeserved power towards the middle-men of every media industry. If we truly want to encourage the creative arts we should rebalance copyrights so that they are fair to the modern analogues of readers and writers and printers, rather than only the latter.
Simple enough, but useful.
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