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February 27, 2013

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give

Freakomnomics asks "Who owns the words that come out of your mouth?"

What’s not so well-known about Churchill is the tenacity of his estate when it comes to protecting his copyright. If you want to write a book about Churchill and quote him, or just about any member of his family, in fact, you have to pay – a pretty pound sterling.

Half hour podcast at the link.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at February 27, 2013 07:24 AM