> >Legislation awaiting President Clinton's signature would chill the
> >free flow of academic information [...]
> Who cares about mere science? Hollywood and the like have to make
> even more bucks, so just legislate insanely restrictive "intellectual
> property" laws, coerce other countries to adopt them by threatening
> trade sanctions, and hey presto, $$$ for the lobbyists that rule
> America. Next up: capital punishment for imitation of copyrighted
> "Put down that microphone, switch off the Karaoke machine and come out
> with your hands up!"
Well whatI heard on a private board is the law waas written by a
Republican. Clinton wants to kill it, to 1) piss on Republicans, 2) give
Gore some ammunition saying Republicans are anti technology.
I guess we have to wait and see.
Anyway, that's just my opinion, meant to confuse and disorient...
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