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Re: Copying and distributing Debian



On Tue, Aug 13, 2002 at 01:14:52PM +0100, Jonathan Amery wrote:
>  While I agree with you that "copyright infringement" is a better term
> in this case, I disagree that "piracy" is incorrect.  To cite the OED:

Sure.  If we work hard enough and have a PR budget like the MPAA or
RIAA, we could use "murder" as a metaphor for what these groups are
doing to our First Amendment rights with their Digital Rights Management
crap.  With wide enough adoption, eventually even the OED would
countenance the usage.

That doesn't mean it would responsible to do so.

-- 
G. Branden Robinson                |     It just seems to me that you are
Debian GNU/Linux                   |     willfully entering an arse-kicking
branden@debian.org                 |     contest with a monstrous entity
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |     that has sixteen legs and no arse.

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