[LINK] IP, sanity and stupidity
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Tue Apr 26 16:38:30 EST 2005
Deus Ex Machina wrote:
> Craig Sanders [cas at taz.net.au] wrote:
>>>as for GPL and stallman its become a piece of hypocrasy. GPL is very
>>>much intelectual property.
>>The GPL is not "intellectual property". IP does not exist. the GPL is
>>a *license* which allows copyrighted works to be used, modified, and
>>redistributed as long as certain conditions are met.
> ie hypocrasy.
Left, Right, Left, Right... Hey, guys, Vic is the only one in step.
>>>with your constant asssault on property rights and other rights,
>>i have no objection to personal property. what i am against is the
>>relentless campaign to convert *everything* to property, even things
>>that are not, can not, and should not be property. i am opposed to the
>>ruthless "land-grab" that is in progress, stealing everything that
>>isn't nailed down and converting it into property. i am against the
>>continual extension of copyright (both in years and in restrictions
>>imposed), and i am against the patenting of algorithms, software, and
>>other non-inventions. i am opposed to the stifling effect on culture and
>>on research & development that is created by over-broad and over-long
>>application of copyrights and patents.
> opinion, nothing else nothing more.
>>>what really amazes me is why you want to roll back society to the dark
>>that's a joke. i'm more interested in an enlightened future than the
>>fascist past you seem to be in favour of.
> so was marx, hitler and castro, stalin. road to hell...
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