Is copyright against your religion?
Is copyright against your religion?A Swedish Philosophy student launches a new religious movement to promote the freedom of shared information.
Isaac Gerson, a Swedish Philosophy student recently launched a new religious movement to promote the freedom of shared information. The religion believes in the power of sharing and copying information. According to Gerson, to be copied is the highest sign of appreciation.
The Church of Kopimism was recently recognized by the state of Sweden. Traffic to the website has been so busy following the recognition that founders put up a temporary static page.
Kopimism can expect several online opponents to its mantra. The new SOPA bill gives the US government and corporations the ability to censor the net in the name of protecting intellectual property rights. The law would let the government or corporations censor any site "dedicated to copyright infringement."