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Re: "My dad is a pirate."

From: spike1
Subject: Re: "My dad is a pirate."
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2008 23:16:16 +0000
User-agent: tin/1.6.2-20030910 ("Pabbay") (UNIX) (Linux/2.6.8-24.25-default (i686))

In the sacred domain of comp.os.linux.advocacy,
Billy Ray Balzak <> didnst hastily scribble thusly:
> And if "slavery" were put up for vote in the 1800's most voters would be 
> against it. There are times when elected officials need to step up and do 
> the right thing. Even if theives like you, spike and ignoramus don't like 
> it.

Don't you just love it how the trolls always label people who disagree with
them as liars, thieves, perverts or whatever else the subject is on at the

Real credibility building stuff, that...

>> explicitly legalize file-sharing, and
>> probably make some other long-needed changes in copyright law to
>> restore its original purpose of stimulating artistic and scientific
>> creativity.

> What "most people" want doesn't matter. The government does what is legally 
> correct. 

So, 70 years after death is "legally correct" whilst "20 years" wasn't?
The government keep extending copyright wayyyyy beyond it's original

So, the legal purpose of copyright is what now? Certainly not "to encourage
creativity and scientific endeavour". Throttle it, maybe.

>> If you want people to respect the law, then they must first be able to
>> respect the process that created it.

> Surely nobody respects a pirate thief like you. But go ahead and keep 
> scraping the bottom of the barrel looking for pathetic excuses to justify 
> your immorality.

And labelling everyone who disagrees with you (or vice versa) a thief,
pirate, immoral liar, etc etc etc...

Sorry,but your opinion is worthless.
Perhaps if you debated with a microgram of sense...
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