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Here’s How Much Copyright Contributes to the US Economy

By October 10, 2016 October 12th, 2016 Copyright Alliance, Small Claims Report, Strictly Business Blog

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Cross-posted from copyrightalliance.org

[by Terrica Carrington]

We talk a lot about the value of copyright protection — no surprise there. Copyright fosters creativity and leads to the development of culturally rich and historically significant works of art. It allows creators to reap the benefits of the time and effort they’ve devoted to their creative endeavors. It’s a driving force behind our preservation efforts.

But if we had to put a price tag on it, exactly how much is copyright worth in the United States?

An impressive $954 Billion!

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