Tonight the stores close at 2200 hrs, it is now 2112 hrs, I am working through a stack of old books to determine their copyright status, and I still have a dozen or so to go.
Suddenly, I am stopped. Quick, I need a word to describe the phenomenon that certain parties want ever longer copyright terms and manage to convince bribeable* parliaments to extend terms before I can scan their works.
And I continue.
*) What other reason would they have to do what they do so badly?