->''The public domain is simply incompatible with the traditions of American capitalism.''
-->-- Cary Sherman, president of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)

->''There is something decidedly communistic about the concept of the public domain. For this reason alone it should be abolished.''
-->-- Jack Valenti, former chairman of the MPAA

->''"So I kept describing him "like Dracula" until [[Creator/JossWhedon Joss]] stopped me and asked '... why not actually Literature/{{Dracula}}? He's PublicDomain.'"''
-->--'''Marti Noxon''' on writing [[Recap/BuffyTheVampireSlayerS5E1BuffyVsDracula Buffy Vs Dracula]]

->'''[[Literature/TreasureIsland Long John Silver]]''': Aye! My name be Long John Silver, scourge of the space whales!
->'''[[WesternAnimation/DaffyDuck Duck Dodgers]]''': Long John Silver? Isnít that some kind of copyright infringement?
->'''Long John Silver''': Nah, boyo! [[LampshadeHanging It be in the public domain!]] I had me lawyers check.
-->--''WesternAnimation/DuckDodgers'', ''Shiver Me Dodgers''