[conspire] Copyrights

Ruben Safir ruben at mrbrklyn.com
Fri Mar 25 12:44:34 PDT 2011

On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 10:05:40AM -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Don Marti (dmarti at zgp.org):
> > Au contraire!  If you believe there's anything wrong
> > with copyright infringement, you're supporting HITLER!
> > 
> >   http://globetrotter.berkeley.edu/people/Cranston/cranston-con2.html
> Ah, thank you.  I remembered that story about Cranston from an ages-ago 
> pre-Internet article in _New West_ magazine, and have been repeating it 
> frequently from memory, but never until now had any Internet-accessible 
> reference for it.
> > (I've heard of feeding the troll, but man, this list
> > is opening up a Troll SuperCenter, Food Court, and
> > All-You-Can-Eat Buffet.)
> Jihad over the serial comma, anyone?
>      At night, with the [Tower of London] dimly lit by spotlights and
>      the cobblestones dark, it's easy to let your imagination wander to
>      picture the kings and queens who walked here and the historic figures
>      who died on Tower Green, including two of King Henry VIII's wives,
>      Sir Thomas More and Lady Jane Grey.

Is that fair use or theft of property?

Come on Rick... the Nation is Waiting

> http://www.thestar.com/travel/europe/article/925495
> (Sir Thomas tried _so hard_ to cover that episode up, too.)
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"> I'm an engineer. I choose the best tool for the job, politics be damned.<
You must be a stupid engineer then, because politcs and technology have been attached at the hip since the 1st dynasty in Ancient Egypt.  I guess you missed that one."

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