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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
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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:

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