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

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____/ Homer on Thursday 24 Sep 2009 01:27 : \____

> Verily I say unto thee, that Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
>> 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.
> There are also perfectly legitimate laws to protect minority interests,
> e.g. the Equal Opportunities Act, from exploitation by others who
> pretend to speak for a largely apathetic majority (i.e. abuse of power).
> Qualification for protection by the law should not depend on whether one
> is part of either a majority or minority, it should depend on whether or
> not that person or group is /right/.
> The MAFIAAÂ is not.

The problem is the the majority (or Digital Majority) is not aware of it because
of propaganda that's spread by the exploiters, e.g.:

	- patents help the small inventor
	- copying is stealing
	- 'we' represent and generously pay the artists
	- encryption makes terrorism


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