[FoRK] ITV - yawn..

Luis Villa < luis at tieguy.org > on > Wed Sep 13 04:52:00 PDT 2006

I don't own an apple or an ipod, mostly because buying one would be a
vote for DRM. So no protestation from this corner.


On 9/13/06, Tom Higgins <tomhiggins at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ok folks, lets not be  total consumer  addicts here. If they are
> wrapping HD in DRM that makes it an experience akin to using
> Winblows...then lets all just hoist a finger in the air and say FUCK
> NO
> Oh im sorry, some here so hooked on the juice they will once again pay
> the pusher man whatever they ask? DETOX mother fucker. Get on some 12
> step machine find a savior kinda shizz and get your self freed.
> Free your tech and your ass will follow....and your wallet will stay
> nearer you own damn butt rather than up the rimholed anus of the media
> corporations that would make Paddy Chayefsky barf in amazement over.
> Speaking of Chayefsky, lets revisit once more the words of his that
> still, and will always, rung true if not in the particular events but
> in the total dead on tact we all need to take now.
> "You've got to say, "I'm a human being, goddamn it! My life has
> value!" I want you to go to the window, open it, stick your head out
> and yell: "I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this
> anymore!" I want you to get mad. I don't want you to protest, I don't
> want you to riot, I don't want you to write to your congressman,
> because I wouldn't know what to tell you to write. I don't know what
> to do about the depression, the inflation, the Russians, or the crime
> in the streets. All I know is that first...You've got to get mad!"
> I want you to get up right now, sit up, go to your windows, open them
> and stick your head out and yell - 'I'm as mad as hell and I'm not
> going to take this anymore!' Things have got to change. But first,
> you've gotta get mad!... You've got to say, 'I'm as mad as hell, and
> I'm not going to take this anymore!' Then we'll figure out what to do
> about the depression and the inflation and the oil crisis. But first
> get up out of your chairs, open the window, stick your head out, and
> Yeah, what he said.
> -tomhiggins
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