The Globe and Mail
shows an example of how the high cost of copyright is threatening to ut documentary makers out of business. The high cost of licensing archival footage is making it difficult for small filmmakers to afford the clips that they need. When more and more of our history is being told on video, this becomes a problem. History has always been written by the rich. Thanks to our current copyright scheme and belief that every possible penny must be wrung from information, this will remain true.