The right of an author or his assignee, under statute, to print and publish his literary or artistic work, exclusively of all other persons. This right may be had in maps, charts, engravings, plays, and musical compositions, as well as in books.
Only one thing is impossible for God: To find any sense in any copyright law on the planet. Mark Twain
I think art is the only thing that's spiritual in the world. And I refuse to forced to believe in other people's interpretations of God. I don't think anybody should be. No one person can own the copyright to what God means. Marilyn Manson
I'm not a big believer in our copyright laws; I find them way too restrictive. Michael Moore
The absolute transformation of everything that we ever thought about music will take place within 10 years, and nothing is going to be able to stop it. I see absolutely no point in pretending that it's not going to happen. I'm fully confident that copyright, for instance, will no longer exist in 10 years. David Bowie
In the early days of the software industry, people cared about copyright and didn't give a damn about patents - they copied each other willy-nilly. Nathan Myhrvold