This morning on BoingBoing (a terrific site BTW) there was this lovely video: created by You Tube to explain copyright to video folks, it also pretty well explains the law as it applies to most visual arts and music.
Best of all, it is explained by puppets.
Wouldn't ALL law be more palatable if explained by puppets?
Maybe that explains those British wigs in court? And maybe in the U.S. we should insist that all lawyers similarly dress up funny or use puppets or, preferably, mime? (Having to act out, say, "intestate" would make lawyers simplify their arguments!)
Watch it HERE.
My earlier posts on copyright issues HERE, HERE, HERE, and HERE.