Re: fallacies On the music

Re: fallacies
On the music industry and MP3s and Napster.

"There has grown up in the mind of certain groups in this country that because a man or corporation has made a profit out of the public for a number of years, the government and the courts are charged with the duty of protecting such a profit in the future, even in the face of changing circumstances and contrary to public interest. This strange doctrine is not supported by statute or common law. Neither individuals nor corporations have the right to come into court to ask that the clock of history be stopped, or turned back." Robert Hienlien - Life-Line, 1939.

It is still true now. I do believe that OpenSource is the way to do software, and dropping all Intelectual Property. If that belief means that I no longer have a job writing software so be it. I can get non-programing job.

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