From: Dave Winer (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Aug 23 2000 - 15:42:07 PDT
His other comments didn't remind me of Winston Churchill.
"We will develop technology that transcends the individual user. We will
firewall Napster at source -- we will block it at your cable company, we
will block it at your phone company, we will block it at your ISP. We will
firewall it at your PC."
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gregory Alan Bolcer" <email@example.com>
To: "FoRK" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 23, 2000 3:44 PM
Subject: [Fwd: [GOODTIMES] Napster and WWII Germany???]
> What sort of reaction do you think this would cause if
> Sony did this? People are saying world of shit, but I
> don't think they'll get more than a few shrugs.
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: [GOODTIMES] Napster and WWII Germany???
> Date: 23 Aug 2000 10:31:12 -0700
> From: Bill Rini <email@example.com>
> Reply-To: Bill Rini <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: email@example.com
> Here's an interesting quote from Sony Senior VP Steve Heckler
> "Sony is going to take aggressive steps to stop this," Heckler told the
Summer Forty-Niner. "We will develop
> technology that transcends the individual user. We will firewall Napster
at source -- we will block it at your
> cable company, we will block it at your phone company, we will block it at
your [Internet-service provider].
> We will firewall it at your PC.
> Is it just me or does this sound a lot like another famous leader:
> "We shall not flag or fail. We shall go on to the end. We shall fight in
France, we shall fight on the seas
> and oceans, we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strenght in
the air, we shall defend our
> island, whatever the cost may be. We shall fight on the beaches, we shall
fight on the landing grounds, we
> shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills;
we shall never surrender"
> - Winston Churchill (Speech to the House of Commons, June 4, 1940)
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