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Re: [OT] Intelectual Property Law



On Tue, 07 Aug 2012 09:23:50 -0500
John Hasler <jhasler@newsguy.com> wrote:

> Celejar writes:
> > Agreed, but I'm not sure how this effects our disagreement about the
> > legitimacy of the (current) intellectual regime. If they feel the
> > value is less than the amount charged by the creators to recoup their
> > costs, they're free not to purchase the works.
> 
> They don't purchase the works: those are abstractions.  They purchase
> copies.  Yes, this is nitpicking, but in this context the distinction is
> important.

Yes, my language was imprecise.

Celejar


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