Kopimism, Sweden's Pirate Religion, Begins to Plunder America
A Swedish religion whose dogma centers on the belief that people should be free to copy and distribute all informationâ€”regardless of any copyright or trademarksâ€”has made its way to the United States.
Followers of so-called "Kopimism" believe copying, sharing, and improving on knowledge, music, and other types of information is only humanâ€”the Romans remixed Greek mythology, after all, they say. In January, Kopimismâ€”a play on the words "copy me"â€”was formally recognized by a Swedish government agency, raising its profile worldwide....
For the NT to be printed and promoted today, the publishing company would demand a copyright. Then, every month, fellows named Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Paul, Peter and James would receive a check in the mail and retire to their Florida homes during the winter months.
For the sake of Christianity's success, it's a good thing that this Kopimism religion was alive and well in the 1st Century.