Fixing Copyright
Laurence Garfield, Nathan Hampton, Jeromy Stark

"The Congress shall have power ... To promote the progress of science and useful arts, by securing for limited times to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries...."

--United States Constitution, Article 1, Section 8

Copyright protection promotes positive and necessary ends in our society, but recent changes to the law have altered the implementation of this protection in ways that fail to serve its constitutionally defined purpose. To ensure that these protections continue to benefit society, we must: