Felten backs down.... Re: [linux-elitists] Happy World Intellectual Property Day

Brooklyn Linux Solutions CEO ruben@mrbrklyn.com
Fri Apr 27 03:45:37 PDT 2001


<<<<  - Monsanto, et al, are seeking ownership or control of research
funded
    in large part by them.

  - RIAA/SDMI are seeking to quash by force of law *independently
    researched conclusions on a public body of knowledge*.
>>>


>From the RIAA's position the squashing of the research is irrelevant.  It's
their "investment" in works of art which they have paid for which is their
main concern.

For us the issue is, can they reach this far to protect their interest. 
And in this sense, that is the same issue with Monsanto.


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