>From: Paul Hughes <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Whether we like it or not, the age of abundance is upon us. Either we
>open the flood gates of information and allow everyone to prosper as
>cost of goods drop closer to zero. Or we continue this archaic and
>obsolete charade of intellectual property rights, created by the rich
>for the rich, paying them exorbitant fees for what in reality costs
>next to nothing to reproduce.
Amen brother. Though I agree with much of what you had to say, I am not
without sympathy to those who create content. But I do have this to say to
them: If your craft is not sufficiently compelling to earn you a comfortable
living without resorting to the archaic and outdated laws of copyright
protection, perhaps you should bite the bullet and go out and get a day job.
Learn how your computer can earn you money while you sleep!
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