1 definition by mikes_pseudonym

to prevent 'intellectual and cultural expressions' from ever reaching the shores of the public domain by continually extending copyright legislation be means of lies, false statistics, propaganda and celebrity-driven campaigning, the duping of gullible or complicit politicians and bribery.
Thanks to continual piracy from various parliaments and lobbying organisations, songs like 'Happy Birthday' and films like Mickey Mouse still have not passed into the public domain.
by mikes_pseudonym November 19, 2009