Re: [OT] Intelectual Property Law
On Tue, 07 Aug 2012 09:23:50 -0500
John Hasler <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
Yes, my language was imprecise.