That a string of digits-and-letters receives the honor to be composed into a song is, I think, a noteworthy development. Sure, copyright law is about fostering creativity, but in this case it happened in a rather odd sense. People sing the code to make it clear (even to the most shortsighted court) that there is a free speech issue here. Anyway, the people at Digg.com say they will fight till the end. "If we lose, then what the hell, at least we died trying," said Kevin Rose, the company founder. The NYT article from yesterday covering the story featured co-NR CIS Fellow Prof. Chris Sprigman.
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