RE: [rumori] Re: Burned?

From: Steev Hise (
Date: Tue Apr 30 2002 - 08:34:37 PDT

on Tue, 30 Apr 2002 Don Joyce told me:

>Bush wouldn't be writing this law, Congress would. Writing the appropriate
>Internet copy law will NOT be easy, but if the collective emphasis among
>to go to when it is overstepped. They're GOING to write some such law
>eventually anyway, so I suggest we try to direct them towards public

Don, like I mentioned a couple times before, they already DID,
and everyone hates it, except the corporate copyright owners.
It's called the CBDTPA, introduced by Senator Hollings. It's in
Congress NOW, and if you want to help stop it, go here:

As for Bush, hey, he gets to enforce whatever Congress passes.
And Ashcroft gets to interpret it in whatever fucked-up twisted
way he wants to. The point is, if a law, even a good one by
intention, gives fascists tools to opress people, then it's a bad

>OK, it's never going to happen, I know that, so let's just anxiously await
>the privately created alternative for which there will be utterly no

we don't have to wait for anything. we can actively campaign
against crappy laws, and we can discuss what would be good laws
and push for those. which is what is happening.


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