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The Constitution grants Congress the authority “To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries.”
This is one of very few parts of the Constitution with a reason attached. That reason may impose a constraint: The copyright laws Congress establishes must promote progress. Do they? I don’t think so. They get in the way of progress more than help it.
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Chelsea Manning is back in jail.
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hey artists, as much as i appreciate your generosity, please please please please PLEASE don't send a full art file to someone until they have ***paid you.*** relying on the good will of others is admirable but also not the smartest move. there have been like 3 artists i've worked with the past couple of months that have sent me high-res versions of my art and an invoice after the fact. nothing would stop a shittier person from never paying you!!! get your 💰 before you send the final product!!
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I tried making the branch name some emoji and it didn't work https://twitter.com/ilianaweller/status/1107836784979795968
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