Monday, April 02, 2012

"When Stealing Isn't Stealing"

Rutgers lawprof Stuart Green had an op-ed in the Times last week on the difference between theft and copying.  Kal Raustiala and Chris Sprigman second the motion:  "the 'piracy' of intellectual property is simply not the same sort of zero-sum game that car theft — or theft of any tangible property — is."  We discussed the difference between a copyright and a wallet about a year ago here.