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Re: [dvd-discuss] various reactions to supreme court travesty

On Sunday 19 January 2003 16:19, microlenz@earthlink.net 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.

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