Andrew Ducker (andrewducker) wrote,
Andrew Ducker
andrewducker

Copyright Poll

Copyright should last

0 years (there should no such thing as copyright)
3(3.9%)
5 years
2(2.6%)
10 years
3(3.9%)
20 years
11(14.5%)
50 years
8(10.5%)
70 years
1(1.3%)
100 years
0(0.0%)
until the original creator dies
13(17.1%)
Creator death + 5 years
1(1.3%)
Creator death + 10 years
4(5.3%)
Creator death + 20 years
10(13.2%)
Creator death + 50 years
8(10.5%)
Creator death + 70 years
3(3.9%)
Creator death + 100 years
1(1.3%)
SEWIWEIC
8(10.5%)

Copying music for your friends

Should be illegal
18(27.7%)
Should be legal for a few friends
30(46.2%)
Should be legal for all 3 billion friends you made on BitTorrent
7(10.8%)
SEWIWEIC
10(15.4%)

If I own a physical book/CD/DVD I would feel totally justified in downloading a digital copy so I could read/listen to/watch it more easily

Yes
68(90.7%)
No
7(9.3%)

Overall, I would say that copyright has been a force for

GOOD
51(76.1%)
BAD
16(23.9%)

Bonus Question: Software Patents

No Just Evil, But Stupid Too!
50(100.0%)
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