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Re: [News] MAFIAA Uses Lobbyists as "Yes Men" for DRM

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____/ 7 on Sunday 20 Sep 2009 09:31 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> Cable Lobbyists Side With MPAA On Getting Permission To Break Your
>> TV
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>> | The MPAA and cable companies could offer up movies whenever they
>> | want. They just don't want people to record them, because they
>> | want to introduce yet another annoying window. So, they declare
>> | that they need to break your TV and DVR from recording.
>> `----
>> http://techdirt.com/articles/20090918/0205336236.shtml
>> Recent:
>> Music industry cooks UK government's piracy stats
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>> | The government's dizzying statistic that over seven million Brits
>> are
>> | involved in online piracy comes from dubious research commissioned
>> by the
>> | music industry itself.
>> `----
>> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/09/04/sabip_7m_stat_sponsored_by_bpi/
> Society is changing and if the laws don't change, then reactionary
> politics such as those of pirate party will rise and change it for them
> by majority vote.

A lot of people forget that laws are to be made to protect the MAJORITY, not
the minority that wants to use the law as a welfare system.

> Its all too easy to copy stuff so to protect the public from
> a billion court cases a day brought on by the MAFIAA the laws
> should be changed to liberalize non commercial copying and sharing.
> Its good for everyone because more people get enriched by
> an artist's work with proper high quality video/mp3 that then
> leads to a new plateau of entertainment where talent and public
> performances is more important than long outdated recordings
> which has little value in a sharing led world.

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