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fred_fish
08-01-2012, 12:07 PM
The last 20 years of Internet policy have been dominated by the copyright war, but the war turns out only to have been a skirmish. The coming century will be dominated by war against the general purpose computer, and the stakes are the freedom, fortune and privacy of the entire human race.

http://www.osnews.com/story/25469/Richard_Stallman_Was_Right_All_Along

Agent_24
08-01-2012, 01:17 PM
Good reminder that just because someone sounds like 'paranoid fanatic' doesn't mean they're actually wrong.

mikebartnz
09-01-2012, 08:47 AM
A link would be useful to know what you are talking about.

Chilling_Silence
09-01-2012, 10:29 AM
The link is there already?

Yeah I heard him on RadioNZ (Listened online) and while some of his views were certainly the extreme, there's method to the madness. It's a shame to see what's coming in and being passed as law these days :(

KarameaDave
09-01-2012, 10:45 AM
To quote the late Neil Roberts

'We have maintained a silence closely resembling stupidity'

mikebartnz
09-01-2012, 06:52 PM
The link is there already?
For some reason when it loaded for me it went straight for the second post so I missed post #1:stare:

Agent_24
09-01-2012, 07:49 PM
For some reason when it loaded for me it went straight for the second post so I missed post #1:stare:

Yeah, wouldn't have happened with an open-source forum software like phpBB :lol: