And Speaking of Libertarians, Conservatives, and Radical Copyright Reform

Following on what I posted earlier about the Republican Study Commission’s now-retracted Report on Copyright reform and what it might mean for a developing new consensus on the right about the failure(s) of current copyright policy.  I should have noted there that the Mercatus Center is about to publish a book on this very topic (to which I have, incidentally, contributed a chapter) entitled “Copyright Unbalanced:  From Incentive to Excess”).  An idea that is clearly in the zeitgeist at the moment . . .