[linux-elitists] [firstname.lastname@example.org: FC: Adobe bows to pressure, recommends release of Russian hacker]
Tue Jul 24 03:08:39 PDT 2001
> >>>>> "KMS" == Karsten M Self <email@example.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.
What Adobe said they were going to do:
"Adobe will continue to protect its copyright interests and
those of its customers."
For Yet Another Adobe-is-a-bunch-of-hapless-bagbiters article, see
P.S.: Look Ma! I'm criticizing the EFF for rolling over! Why isn't
Rusty Foster :: firstname.lastname@example.org :: http://www.kuro5hin.org
[23:51:03] <Inoshiro> I was all over that nag
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