Is Manchester Cathedral the right place for a moral debate over IP? – The Times

Posted June 15th, 2007 in intellectual property, news by sally

“Faith is the Church of England’s stock in trade. But the C of E’s recourse last week to copyright in its ‘gunfight’ battle with Sony epitomises a particular kind of faith – in the power of intellectual property (IP) laws. Clearly the Church is banking on the law’s capacity to deal with moral or societal issues, at least where a private or institutional interest is directly challenged.”

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The Times, 15th June 2007