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Copyright Isn’t Working, Says EU Technology Chief Neelie Kroes

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    Last Updated: November 20, 2011

    superglaze writes “Against the backdrop of governments and courts around the world ordering ISPs to block file-sharing sites, European commissioner Neelie Kroes has said people have started to see copyright as ‘a tool to punish and withhold, not a tool to recognise and reward. … Citizens increasingly hear the word copyright and hate what is behind it,’ the EU’s digital chief said, adding that the copyright system also wasn’t rewarding the vast majority of artists.”

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