[fc-uk-discuss] Bloody academics... ;-)
crosbie at cyberspaceengineers.org
Wed Nov 29 15:00:36 GMT 2006
"wish to see copyright downgraded if not destroyed"
The quality of academics and thinkers these days! I don't know. ;-)
At least the rights societies recognise their greatest threat comes not from
the ignorance of their treasured passive consumers, but the well considered
arguments of free culture theorists and activists.
Why are students and intellectuals always first against the wall when
incumbents feel threatened?
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Subject: [fc-uk-discuss] Bloody academics... ;-)
Music business fights the 50-year rule
Fran Nevrkla, the (insane) chief executive of rights societies the PPL and
the VPL, said if the predictions were accurate then Mr Gowers "had got
things very wrong".
"I sincerely hope this government will have the moral fibre and courage to
support talent, creativity, investment and success and will not duck this
critical issue by conveniently hiding behind academics and other 'thinkers',
many of whom wish to see copyright downgraded if not destroyed," he said.
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