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RE: Re:[RadioTech] Webcast Copyright Fees

Garrett Wollman wrote:

>However, all this argument is probably moot, because the Supreme Court
>has given a great deal of deference to Congress (far more than they
>are due) when it comes to the scope of intellectual-property law.

Let's keep in mind, though you can argue on First Amendment grounds, the
Constitution does grant Congress the authority to legislate copyright laws.

Not only does the Supreme Court give a great deal of deference to Congress
regarding IP law, but of course Congress gives a great deal of deference to
the mega-media conglomerates with regards copyright law, especially in the
last decade or so, with things such as the DMCA, and the Mickey Mouse 95
year law, as you point out

73, de Hakim (N1ZFF)