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Re: [News] Reading Out Loud Now illegal, Life is Patented

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____/ Homer on Saturday 14 February 2009 22:45 : \____

> Verily I say unto thee, that Chris Ahlstrom spake thusly:
>> After takin' a swig o' grog, Roy Schestowitz belched out this bit o'
>> wisdom:
>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>> | "They don't have the right to read a book out loud," said Paul
>>> | Aiken,
> [...]
>> Ye gods.  Yeah, who the fsck cares about /blind/ people?
>> Let's make those visual cripples /pay/ for their handicap, by God.
> You're not thinking clearly, Chris - /obviously/ the "rights" of the
> Intellectual Monopolists take precedence over such trivial things as
> human rights. I mean how else are they supposed to exploit *others'*
> knowledge, and our perception of it, unless they prohibit activities
> as sinister as "speaking".
> Someone needs to shut down every junior/primary school in the world,
> effective immediately, because they're filled with "pirates" reading
> books out loud. Those scum-sucking, hippie, commie, paedophile, free
> -tard, unamerican terrorists, they obviously need torturing in Gitmo
> for a couple of weeks, for this heinous crime of "learning". That'll
> "learn" 'em good.

What is the point of reading something if you cannot talk about what you've

Imagine reading Orwell and then being told that you cannot tell people about
what you've read (paraphrasing does not change ideas).

Might as well just burn book. Oh, wait... Kindle uses DRM... close enough. A
digital equivalent by all means.

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