[free-sklyarov] Re: free-sklyarov digest, Vol 1 #185 - 87 msgs

Kris kris at firstworld.net
Fri Aug 3 08:43:51 PDT 2001

At 01:41 AM 8/3/2001 -0700, huaiyu_zhu at yahoo.com wrote:

 >Parloff effectively says that the right of Adobe to protect their profit
 >is very important, because it is a very big financial sum (even though
 >it is made up of $9 sales), while the right of researchers to free
 >speech, the right of consumers for fair use, and the right of disabled
 >people for equal access should take second seat, because they don't have
 >that much financial stakes.  (He actually made some calculations.)


Human Rights are more important the Corporate Profits.

 >This is very similar to the way some totalitarian regimes justify their
 >infringement on human rights:  mistreating dissidents is necessary to
 >ensure social stability, which is deemed to have a larger value.

Corporate Fascism.

 >If we hold it to be self-evident that all men are created equal, then
 >such biased laws are very wrong.

Excellent post.


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