The public debate about the scope of copyright law in the digital era has been distorted by the “demonization” of unauthorized use of copyrighted works as “piracy,” a prominent copyright scholar told attendees in a keynote speech at the 10th Computers, Freedom, and Privacy conference in Toronto, Ontario, April 6th.

Jessica Litman, a law professor at Wayne State University, said she and other copyright scholars have been “fighting to hold back some very bad law” in the copyright area but that the fight has been “going very badly indeed.”

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