Video of the Day: When Copyright Goes Bad


Your rights as a consumer in the digital age are at serious risk because copyright rules no longer do what they are supposed to do. According to filmmakers Ben Cato Clough and Luke Upchurch, their 15-minute film When Copyright Goes Bad is “an introduction to the renegotiation of copyright and is for anyone interested in how copyright is affecting consumers.” It features some of the key voices in the debate, including Public Enemy co-founder Hank Shocklee and Fred Von Lohmann of the Electric Frontier Foundation, and explains how corporate lobbying makes everyday criminals out of all of us.

Click through to find out what the future of copyright law holds.

[via Boing Boing]