RE: More Napster Pablum

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From: Tom Whore (
Date: Fri Jul 28 2000 - 09:52:00 PDT

On Fri, 28 Jul 2000, Hokkun Pang wrote:
--]So instead of fighting over the copyright law, perhaps Napster, in
--]with RealNetwork, can implement a sound scheme to share music so that
--]who wants to listen a song once a day only needs to pay 1/288 of the cost.

Realnetworks, now theres a company. If they are not getting caught with
thier hands inside thier customers computers they are marketing deals to
strong arm thier competition or they are working on new ways to channel
you to death.

The notion that you own anything when you buy a cd, or some software for
that matter (read the EULA) is a long forgoten myth. ITs like beer, your

The Riia , if you read all the rules on use of the cd you buy that they
control, will expect you to pay a fee if you play that music on a boom box
with a large crowd around it. Once you do somethign like pump it over a PA
you are on thier hit list for Music PIrates.

Go back a few months and read up on the RIAA vs (vs RIIA) case.
There are some good link on for the proceedings and eventual
ruling against them for thier BeamIt and Myplay service.

Hillary Rosen makes for great soundbyte, and the exchanges early on
between her and Chuck D are pricless (

(talking about this to some non tech freinds yesterday one fella asked
when the RIAA will think to tax use of your ears, after all they are the
real culprit here. You can SDMI and SCUM code all you want, but the ears
are the device by which things move thier near final stage to the pirates

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