[linux-elitists] [declan@well.com: FC: Adobe bows to pressure, recommends release of Russian hacker]

Mr.Bad mr.bad@pigdog.org
Mon Jul 23 23:10:53 PDT 2001


>>>>> "KMS" == Karsten M Self <kmself@ix.netcom.com> writes:

    KMS> Declan's take follows.  IMO: Adobe doesn't get it.  Yes, one
    KMS> objective was to free someone unjustly arrested.  However,
    KMS> the broader objective is to gut the law under which he was
    KMS> arrested in the first place.  Adobe doesn't appear to
    KMS> recognize that DMCA is fundamentally bad law, and a liability
    KMS> to the company so long as it choses to exercise the law, as
    KMS> we demonstrated today.

You know what? Who cares what Adobe _thinks_? I don't care. Fuck Adobe
and their shitheel attitude.

I only care what Adobe _does_. And if Adobe does the things they say
they're going to do, well, that's a great thing.

~Mr. Bad

P.S. Look, Ma, I'm protesting!

        http://www.pigdog.org/images/free_sklyarov/pdj_free_sklyarov_016_2001.07.23.jpg
We should have some on-the-ground coverage RSN.

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