[svlug] Re: [nylug-talk] Bunch of Cuckoo's FoilingNapsterUsers??
steffl at bigfoot.com
Sun Aug 20 13:40:02 PDT 2000
dfox at belvdere.vip.best.com wrote:
> Personally, I don't think whether someone can get to it free
> is the issue. The issue is that people have convenient access
> to things they did not have before just by having an Internet
> connection. That means they have access to things that politically
> are forbidden in some countries, like Iran/Iraq/etc. Here in the
> US, the government can't censor print or speech (because of the
> constitution) so they invent the DMCA to do an end-run around the
> First Amendment, and claim they're protecting the rights of businesses.
exactly, it's not about profits, it's about control.
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