Censorship Vs. Copyright

I’m crossposting this from Mimi & Eunice today because it is one of my best ever and I’m impatient for everyone in the world to see it.

They're totally different!

What distinguishes
Copyright from Censorship?

The profit motive.

There’s one more day to back the Mimi & Eunice’s Intellectual Pooperty minibook project! The above comic won’t be in it, alas, since I just drew it yesterday and the book is already at the printer. But there will be 40 other fine selections from the IP category, in full color.


Author: Nina Paley

Animator. Director. Artist. Scapegoat.

7 thoughts on “Censorship Vs. Copyright”

  1. wow! Yes! As a libertarian, this “profit magically makes things good” attitude on the part of other libertarians (especially when it comes to IP, but also for other things too like charity vs for profit) frustrates me to no end!

  2. Um…what? Copyright applies only to verbatim repetitions of another person’s complete work or significant portions. Censorship is in a different category. Sure, they can overlap in some way, but the difference isn’t merely profit.

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