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NY Times editorial on Napster & ilk
Author: Jacob Levy Posted: 6/11/2000; 11:16:00 AM Topic: NY Times editorial on Napster & ilk Msg #: 17720 Prev/Next: 17719 / 17721
Interesting POV and well argued. The basic premise is that its not information that wants to be free, its the transmission thereof. The editorial is apparently an answer to John Perry Barlow's arguments in favor of Napster and freeness of information.
Anyways, read it for yourself: http://www.nytimes.com/library/tech/00/06/biztech/articles/10copyright.html
There are responses to this message:
- Re: NY Times editorial on Napster & ilk, Russell Lipton, 6/11/2000; 12:32:10 PM
- Re: NY Times editorial on Napster & ilk, Dennis Peterson, 6/12/2000; 7:35:03 AM
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