[free-sklyarov] Wretched article at inside.com

Michael Scottaline nbhs2 at i-2000.com
Sat Aug 4 19:18:22 PDT 2001

On Sat, 4 Aug 2001 17:45:39 -0700
"Jon O ." <jono at microshaft.org> insightfully noted:

JO> Also, bear in mind the DMCA came from a treaty with the WIPO. I think
JO> someone
JO> mentioned this, but just to toss it out again, doesn't this treaty
JO> overrule
JO> our national laws. Meaning, how much effect would our Supreme Court
JO> have
JO> over the WIPO or laws coming down from them? It seems like we are also
JO> losing 
JO> our "Checks and Balances."
We are a soverieign nation.  In a sense, we recognize NO authority higher
than ourselves.  We may be bound by _national honor_ to repsect treaties,
but treaties do not, as far as I know, over rule national law.

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alcohol has taken out of me."
--Winston Churchill

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