Music Can Learn From Fashion's "Free" Culture

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Copyright law's grip on film, music and software is suffocating...yet it barely touches the fashion industry...and fashion
benefits because of it, in both innovation and sales. At TEDxUSC 2010, Johanna Blakley talks about what all creative industries can learn from fashion's "free" culture.

Fashion encourages an open creative process and because there is no copyright, design has been elevated. So why hasn't copying destroyed the fashion industry? And without ownership (copyright), is there an incentive for creators to innovate?

Watch the video below to find out...this is a very intriguing concept which people in the entertainment industries need to consider.


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