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RE: <nettime> Linux strikes back III
Curt Hagenlocher on Sat, 18 Oct 2003 13:55:05 +0200 (CEST)


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RE: <nettime> Linux strikes back III


> From: Morlock Elloi [mailto:morlockelloi {AT} yahoo.com]
> Subject: Re: <nettime> Linux strikes back III
> 
> if you want to use so-called legal system and IP property
> laws you become just one of the parties that help maintain
> the whole thing, enriching lawyers and "leaders" along the
> way.

You have a fine and distinguished career of naysaying on
nettime.  Let's see a positive suggestion for a change.  What
do you propose?

If someone is interested both in writing code for others
and in changing the system, then copyleft-like solution is
the only way to meet their goals.  Otherwise, their efforts
can be used to strengthen the very system that they want to
change.

If someone is interested in writing code for others but has
no interest in changing the system, they should choose an
ideology and software license more compatible with that.

There are no software bombs that can be thrown to fight the
system.  We have only the system's own tools to carry on the
struggle.

--
Curt Hagenlocher
curth {AT} motek.com

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