an idea about copyrights and patents

Art. 1, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution provides in relevant part:

To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited
Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings
and Discoveries.

Limited time.   Give creators exclusive rights for a limited time.  In other words, give them a beneficial incentive to create and profit from their creation.  But only for a limited time.

THEN:  AFTER THAT LIMITED TIME:  THE AMERICAN PUBLIC, FOR WHOM THE U.S. CONTITUION WAS WRITTEN AND ENACTED:

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union,
establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common
defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to
ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the
United States of America.

THE PURPOSE OF GRANTING CREATORS RIGHTS FOR A SHORT TIME WAS SO THEY’D CREATE THINGS FROM WHICH THE AMERICAN PEOPLE COULD BENEFIT RIGHT AFTERWARDS AND FOREVER. 

BUT THE LIMITED TIME RIGHTS WERE GRANTED FOR USEFUL ARTS. 

Pathetic. hack and mediocre music is not useful as art or otherwise and ought not to be protected at al.

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