Don Marti

Sun 17 Apr 2005 08:33:52 PM PDT

More on Republicans and free software

Tom Adelstein told Doc Searls, "In fact, everywhere I work, it's Republicans and the religious right pushing open source."

And, of course, Republicans should love Larry Lessig, since "Viewed up close, copyright bears little resemblance to the kinds of property that conservatives value. Instead, it looks like a constantly expanding government program run for the benefit of a noisy, well-organized interest group—like Superfund, say, or dairy subsidies, except that the benefits go not to endangered homeowners or hardworking farmers but to the likes of Barbra Streisand and Eminem."