Archive for February, 2007

Does extended copyright protection help keep valuable older works available to the public? Well, I say no, and now I’ve got the tanks, troops, and artillery to back me up.

Most anyone involved in a discussion about the economics of commons will run into the Coase Theorem at some point. Often, it is offered as proof that market forces will generate optimal protections for the environment without any need for action by government. If you find yourself in that situation, here is a quick retort […]