(…) fan experiences of creativity are also incompatible with control-based theories of copyright positing that authors’ personalities are harmed by unauthorized uses. Julie Cohen has pointed out that the incentive model, in which copyright is a vital driver of creativity, “justifies drawing firm distinctions between authors, on the one hand, and consumers, imitators, and improvers on the other.” Once that move has succeeded, broad rights to control copying, public distribution, and derivative works follow as night follows day.

Crosspost: http://fanhackers.tumblr.com/post/41516247497/fan-experiences-of-creativity-are-also

[QUOTE] From Rebecca Tushnet, Economies of Desire: Fair Use and Marketplace Assumptions
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