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____/ JeffM on Monday 15 Aug 2011 03:58 : \____
> Homer wrote:
>>the majority (est. 60%, and probably much higher) of people
>>just don't give a shit about this weird thing called "copyright"
> The USA's original plan was 14 years
> with a 14 year extension just for asking.
> One generation of monopoly seemed reasonable back then.
> People should be able to read/view without charge
> what their grandparents' generation has already paid for.
> Now, "intellectual property" that extends after death is obscene.
> The greed/graft of the corps is going to bring this before long:
Copyright is not for the public, it's for 'rights'-hoarding operations.
Same as in the patent system...
Whose system is it really?
>>maybe we could ship the Intellectual Monopolists off to a colony on Mars
~~ Best of wishes
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