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Re: [dvd-discuss] various reactions to supreme court travesty
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- Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2003 13:57:15 -0800
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On 20 Jan 2003 at 7:32, D. C. Sessions wrote:
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Subject: Re: [dvd-discuss] various reactions to supreme court travesty
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> On Sunday 19 January 2003 16:19, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > One should not tempt fate...personally, as a former jury member and juror
> > foreperson, I hope that my time is not spent dealing with this lamentable law
> > the next time I am summoned because as the ultimate decider of fact, there
> > are far more important questions to decide involving judgment of the lives of
> > others. I find it difficult to hold copyright infringment as a criminal
> > offense greater than the strangulation followed by being thrown down a flight
> > of stairs of the last case I sat in judgement with others. Copyright offenses
> > are pale things that border on insignificance.
> I'm not at all sure I agree.
> Too many people have died for freedom of speech and other
> "thought freedoms" to blithely toss them out as worth less than
> a single life.
Many millions have already died for freedom of speech and are willing to die
for it...but I don't know of anyone willing to die for copyright....copyright
is not a freedom but a restraint....
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ANd the way that Bloatus Notus does it.