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Re: Separate trusted computing designs

From: Pierre THIERRY
Subject: Re: Separate trusted computing designs
Date: Fri, 1 Sep 2006 20:03:51 +0200
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Scribit Marcus Brinkmann dies 01/09/2006 hora 18:20:
> Note also that ownership in legal history has always been tied
> explicitely to material goods.  So, even if you assume that
> information can be proprietarized, drawing analogies from legal
> documents is not going to be very useful.

I agree on this, and I think the problem is that most of the rationale
behind ownership rights is that the material good cannot be shared
without losing something. If I give you my car, I cannot use it anymore.
Obviously, if I give you a copy of Supertux, I can still play it as

IIRC, Saint Augustine was already quoted about this some short time ago.
I strongly agree with him on this point.

I think most people didn't realize the implications of digital
information on this. They still reason within the paradigm of material

Well, now that I reread it, I feel I'm probably saying something totally
obvious to everyone here...

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