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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] New GNU


From: Richard-qbiciii
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] New GNU
Date: Mon, 14 May 2012 12:24:18 -0400

There has been a lot of talk on how to pull in the masses. Allowing them to opt-out of the spying, and mining of their personal data will attract them in droves. When they get here is when we get to the offering of all the free applications. When a personal object and it's methods are standardized, then all this installing, testing, uninstalling applications goes away. A phone application only should be asking the user object for the phone number to call.... nothing else, The application needs to take it from there.

Rich



----- Original Message ----- From: "Miles Fidelman" <address@hidden>
To: <address@hidden>
Sent: Monday, May 14, 2012 12:07 PM
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] New GNU



On Mon, 14 May 2012 11:30:37 -0400
"Richard-qbiciii"<address@hidden>  wrote:

The idea that ANYTHING put onto the internet automatically become
'public' domain is ludicrous. It should be the opposite. The new
platform (domain) that is waiting to emerge is one where everything
posted to it is private and highly encrypted , and only by permission
of the owner is anything made public.

It's also simply wrong. Anything put into the Internet is de facto and de jure copyright by its author, at least in any jurisdiction party to the Berne Convention (most wrongheaded thing the US has done was signing on). Now the question of implied licenses and fair use are much greyer areas.


--
In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
In practice, there is.   .... Yogi Berra








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