EU elections - piratenpartei.net censored

N. Yaakov Ziskind awacs at ziskind.us
Sun Jun 7 21:24:19 CDT 2009


Why is there *never* a moderator around when you need one? :-)

Mike Lieman wrote (on Sun, Jun 07, 2009 at 09:37:42PM -0400):
> Copyright Laws, are just that.  Laws.  And the can be changed if The People
> desire it.
> 
> The issue I see with copyright TODAY is that there is effectively no entry
> of anything into the Public Domain in any reasonable sort of time.
> Traditionally that's been the benefit derived by The People for giving
> special Copyright privileges.
> 
> So what do The People get out of all this?
> 
> There's that and the abuse, where content which clearly fails to advance
> neither Science nor Useful Arts -- the Constitutionally Mandated extent of
> Copyright authority granted to the Legislature -- is Copyrighted.
> 
> What Science or Useful Art is Hannah Montana's latest CD advancing, making
> it worthy of special privilege?
> 
> On Sun, Jun 7, 2009 at 9:18 PM, John Palmer (NANOG Acct) <nanog2 at adns.net>wrote:
> 
> > Thats fine - but one thing that I can't tolerate about the Pirates party is
> > this
> > apparent non-sense that there should be no such thing as copyright.
> > AFAIC, making an illegal download of software or music is stealing and is
> > no different from going into a shop and shoplifting some merchandise.
> >
> > Someone is making a living from writing that code or making that music.
> >
> > John
> > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Peter Dambier" <peter at peter-dambier.de
> > >
> > To: <nanog at nanog.org>
> > Sent: Sunday, June 07, 2009 5:36 PM
> > Subject: Re: EU elections - piratenpartei.net censored
> >
> >
> >  Thank you Arnold.
> >>
> >> Yes, we have not put all our eggs in the same nest :)
> >>
> >> As far as we could find out somebody has put us into an adult filter.
> >> That is what triggered the reaction of the hoster.
> >>
> >> There is a movement of the governing parties in germany to install
> >> a mandatory adult filter controled only by a single policeman.
> >>
> >> That is excactly what the pirates party is opposing.
> >>
> >> Kind regards
> >> Peter

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