United States Congress Quotes

Since [some] American publishers pay nothing to the English authors whose stories they appropriate and publish, other American publishers can not to afford to pay American authors for writing stories.

 
Context
At first, there is an advantage to not recognizing copyright and allowing stealing from foreign publishers, but soon the point is reached where the practice precludes the country from developing its own writers and journalists. The same will likely be true for China and other nations where international copyright is not recognized or not enforced.
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House Committee on Patents, 1890

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The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the federal government of the United States consisting of two chambers: the Senate and the House of Representatives. The Congress meets in the Capitol in Washington, D.C. Both senators and representatives are chosen through direct election, though vacancies in the Senate may be filled by a gubernatorial appointment. Members are usually affiliated to the Republican Party or to the Democratic Party, and only rarely to a third party or as independents. Congress has 535 voting members: 435 Representatives and 100 Senators.; A congress is a formal meeting of the representatives of different nations, constituent states, independent organizations, or groups.

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