----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Richter" <[log in to unmask]>
> As usual,
> the devil is in the details - in particular, in that the "authors and
> inventors" now include their heirs and assigns, and that work for hire is
> registered by a corporation which is a legal "person" and therefore
> entitled to protection.
> In my untrained and inexpert opinion, the decision by the Supremes comes
> down to declaring that the Constitutional purpose may be ignored given the
> Constitutional power assigned to the Congress.
Or, to simplify things:
Remember the "golden rule"...he who has the most gold, rules!