DAVID FEITH: In Support of Taylor Swift, Economist

Wall Street Journal – Never mind the feud with Kanye West, the pop star has waged more important fights defending the value of intellectual property.

Pop star Taylor Swift has been feuding in recent days with rapper Kanye West and his wife, Kim Kardashian. The details of the drama are lurid and complicated, but young aficionados of Snapchat and Instagram have been following it all intently.

If only the same were true for other Taylor Swift feuds that have received less attention. Namely those the 26-year-old songstress has fought in defense of a principle often scorned by fellow celebrities and the social-media generation generally: the value of intellectual property….

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