Protected Work

Mimi stands alone in front of a painting. Mimi: “Hey, Eunice! Check out my latest work!” / Eunice appears and puts on a lock and chain around the painting and locks it.” / Mimi is very angry. Eunice: “It’s for your own protection.”

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Author’s comment: Doctorow’s First Law: “Any time someone puts a lock on something that belongs to you, but won't give you the key, that lock is not there for your benefit.”

Topics: art , copyright

Comic #533

Published at: 02/02/2023