Copyright is a very important part of our economic existence. Even socialists tend to agree with copyright, and everyone is affected by copyright laws.
It's never as simple as we'd like to think, and it's good to think about your position on the copyright laws.
Question Copyright produced this piece and they explain at youtube.com:
Our second "Minute Meme," illustrating how all creative work builds on what came before. Photographed and animated by Nina Paley. Music by Todd Michaelsen ("Sita's String Theory," a Bonus Track on the soon-to-be-released Sita Sings the Blues soundtrack CD!). Photographed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City.