paying artists (was: Re: Freedom or Copyright? - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation) (FSF)

David Gerard dgerard at
Thu Feb 14 17:45:06 UTC 2008

On 14/02/2008, list at <list at> wrote:
> Am Thursday, dem 14. Feb 2008 schrieb Alex Hudson:

>  > It still comes back to the basic issue with earning a living from this
>  > kind of art.

> Most artists cannot make a living from their record cotract alone at all.

The world doesn't owe artists a living. It is reasonable, however, for
them to at least ask not to be blatantly ripped off, as per the old
model of artistic production that Alex defends.

- d.

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