Balance Copyright


  1. john e miller says:
    27 February 2012 at 1:33 pm Prof. Story writes in 3) above:“One typical formulation, such as that found in the 1996 WIPO Copyright Treaty, emphasises ‘the need to maintain a balance between the rights of authors and the larger public interest, particularly education, research and access to information…’”‘Balanced’ copyright can be viewed as 2 sets of intangibles on a seesaw but also in the purely quantitative:

    How many copies have been or are likely to be reproduced and distributed under various exceptions & limitations to copyright versus how many have been made available through the ‘normal exploitation of the work’ namely paid and/or licensed channels.