[linux-elitists] Don Marti media frenzy!
Fri Sep 22 00:26:40 PDT 2000
On Thu, Sep 14, 2000 at 01:36:49PM -0700, Don Marti (email@example.com) wrote:
> All me, all the time! All hail me!
Add to your props, Don, but who's this Eric guy?
Others suggest that hackers should refuse to rise to the challenge
on principle. Writing in the Linux Journal, one programmer, Don
Marti, called upon his fellows to boycott the contest rather than do
SDMI's dirty work for it by offering what is, in effect, free
consulting. And many hackers, including Eric Raymond, the guru of
open-source software, object to helping this particular enemy on the
grounds that if SDMI succeeds, it will prevent legitimate "fair use"
copying of music as well as preventing piracy.
The Economist, September 23-29, 2000
Internet music: To hack, or not to hack?
(Registration may be required, cypherpunks/cypherpunks should work).
Karsten M. Self <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.netcom.com/~kmself
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