Mickey Mouse threatens to block all ideas in future

This "The Observer (London)" article makes note of one of the most critical cases for our future economy.
The US Supreme Court announced last week that it would hear Eldred v. Ashcroft - an obscure case of which I guess most people are blissfully unaware. Yet the outcome of the court's deliberations will determine how our cultural and intellectual life evolves over the rest of this century. What's at stake is nothing less than the future of ideas.
Back at home, the second reading of C-48 gives us an idea of where Canadian legislators are on this critical issue.