[linux-elitists] LOCAL Stanford University: face down the DMCA enforcers (fwd)
Karsten M. Self
Mon Jan 20 13:41:01 PST 2003
on Mon, Jan 20, 2003 at 12:08:43AM -0500, Declan McCullagh (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> I suspect would be silly to stage an anti-DMCA protest against an
> invited speaker to that Stanford class. Lessig, Gilmore, Barlow,
> Farber, and Stallman have been speakers (and I'm scheduled to be in
> the spring lineup).
Gilmore and others have also been audience members. The CPRM lecture
was attended by John, myself, and other concerned community members.
> At the very least, it makes sense to find out more about the program
> and have a cordial conversation with the organizers before rushing to
> stage a demonstration. Activist-hours are a scarce resource; use them
> prudently, carefully, and wisely.
The forums are *open to the public*. A proportionate response is both
expected and apprpriate.
Why should a presentation at this venue be any different from protests
of immoral principles or activities in any other context?
Karsten M. Self <email@example.com> http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
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