[conspire] Copyrights

Ruben Safir ruben at mrbrklyn.com
Fri Mar 25 12:45:57 PDT 2011

On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 10:38:40AM -0600, kw6 at xmission.com wrote:
> Quoting conspire-request at linuxmafia.com:
> >From: Nick Moffitt <nick at zork.net>
> >kw6 at xmission.com:
> >>For others to use my property to make money for themselves, but
> >>without paying me, is THEFT.
> >
> >Copyright violation is theft! Tax evasion is rape! False advertising is
> >second-degree murder!
> >
> >And that, my friends, is why the only legal recourse for jaywalking is
> >lethal injection.
> >
> >	Equivocation kills!
> Laugh all you like, but the bottom line is that you are arguing that
> you have the right to rob me of the benefits of my labor, simply
> because you've found a way to do so.

You have no right to benifit from your labor.  Here kid, here's a
nickle.  Get yourself a real job.

> So, by your own reasoning, if I can obtain your credit-card number,
> I have the right to use it and to put it on Google for everyone
> else.  If I can get hold of your computer, I can take it.  If I can
> pick the lock (or break the door), I can have anything in your home.
> Are you SURE you like these rules . . ?
> Keith R. Wood
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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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