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The concept of a right involves the fact that it still exists even if other people disapprove of how it is exercised. A "right" defines a certain domain in which the party holding the right has freedom of action. If its exercise were constrained to manners that were popular among third parties, then it would not be a right at all.

The fact that you feel entitled to enjoy artists' work in the manner that you wish does not negate those artists' legal rights (or their agents to whom they have delegated those rights).

I'm sorry, I don't know where you're from. These concepts might be unique to anglo law. Property rights might work differently elsewhere.




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