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Old 08-03-2019, 01:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Steophan View Post
Copying is not theft, as nothing is taken.
Wrong; ideas and methods are taken.
Originally Posted by Steophan View Post
This case is another one that shows that the sooner copyright is written off as a failed experiment, the better. The purpose of copyright is to ensure that works of art get created so that others can be inspired by them, but it is currently being used to do exactly the opposite of that.
This comment is not even close to reality.

Why is it so hard to give credit and pay the artist you took something from? Thousands of artists do this every day; now Katy Perry et. al. will too.