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Re: [dvd-discuss] Farmers not allowed to grow their own seed corn now

On Thu, Dec 13, 2001 at 08:37:37AM -0800, Michael A Rolenz wrote:
> I'm beginning to come to the conclusion that in the last quarter of the 
> 20th century, the government has managed to destroy the copyright and 
> patent systems that have worked so well for so long by attempting to 
> extend them to provide protection for anybody that wants it. This darling 
> phrase "intellectual property" is probably the most insidious one ever 
> created and seems to becoming on the level with Nationalist Socialism. 
> It's a real shame.

as I said: copyright, patents, trademark, whatever is dead. killed by
those who wanted too much of it.

the only question is whether akin to national socialism it'll take a
war to bury it.

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