"Copying is not theft.
Stealing a thing leaves one less left
Copying it makes one thing more; that’s what copying’s for.
Copying is not theft.
If I copy yours, you have it too
One for me and one for you
That’s what copies can do
If I steal your bicycle, you have to take the bus
But if I just copy it there’s one for each of us!
Making more of a thing, that is what we call “copying”
"Copying is not theft.
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