An independent creator retains copyright of his/her work for the same monetary reasons as a company. So he should have probably adressed the volumes upon volumes of legalese defining work for hire and its evils/battles (see Atari, Joe Seigel and Jerry Shuster, Bill Finger, etc.) instead of leaving this as the overly simplified tiff it is.
Cube - 2007-12-23 Goddamnit, Professor, quit playing with cartoons and get back to work!
garcet71283 - 2007-12-23 Didn't you go to college? This is exactly the crap that they get paid for. Damn I want thier job.
kingarthur - 2007-12-23 They get paid for finding an innovative way to educate people about their particular area of research and sometimes further their field of study? Those horrible liberal layabouts!