From: Strata Rose Chalup (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Aug 23 2000 - 17:30:45 PDT
"We will develop technology that transcends individual and oglipoly
corporate expressions of tight sphincterism. We will tunnel Napster at
its source -- we will tunnel it via your idiotic market-targeting free
myportal/mydrive websites, we will tunnel it via a myriad of wrapper
protocols which you also use for ecommerce, we will tunnel it in ssh
redirect sessions at our ISP. We will tunnel it through your
firewalls. You wankers."
I'd love to pay a buck a song. I'm waiting for them to hold out their
hands in other than $16.99 chunks. Just one of those folks who likes to
order the toy w/o the happymeal, so folks'll stop saying I'm a few toys
short of one. :-)
Dave Winer wrote:
> 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" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: "FoRK" <email@example.com>
> 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.
> > Greg
> > -------- Original Message --------
> > Subject: [GOODTIMES] Napster and WWII Germany???
> > Date: 23 Aug 2000 10:31:12 -0700
> > From: Bill Rini <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Reply-To: Bill Rini <email@example.com>
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Here's an interesting quote from Sony Senior VP Steve Heckler
> > (http://www.uwiretoday.com/computing081700001.html):
> > "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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-- ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Strata Rose Chalup [email@example.com] | firstname.lastname@example.org, KF6NBZ Director of Network Operations | VirtualNet Consulting KnowNow, Inc [http://www.knownow.com] | http://www.virtual.net/ ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
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