Register of Copyrights Misunderstands Copyright
by ED FELTEN
Freedom to Tinker, publication date: 17 May 2005
"Note the subtle rewriting of the Constitutional language. The Constitution does not direct Congress to establish copyright, but merely allows it to do so. Let%u2019s be clear: the implication that the Founders would approve of today%u2019s copyright statute finds no real support in the historical record."