Wednesday, December 28, 2011

"If the case has had any effect so far, it has been to drag into the public arena a fundamental truth hovering somewhere just outside the legal debate."

"That today’s flow of creative expression, riding a tide of billions of instantly accessible digital images and clips, is rapidly becoming so free and recycling so reflexive that it is hard to imagine it being slowed, much less stanched, whatever happens in court."

The NYT's Randy Kennedy on Prince-Cariou, fair use, and appropriation.