Re: ABOLISH THE COPYRIGHT LAW?
E. Shaun Russell (email@example.com)
Tue, 3 Sep 1996 08:01:22 -0700 (PDT)
>>If someone reads 'the author requests that you contact him before you take a
>>copy', then the average person would probably do so.
>YEAH RIGHT! Most people would consider it a major inconvienence which is why
>copyrighted works get photocopied without permission all the time even when
>it says "do not photocopy without permission" on the text! There must be
>some other way which is more convienent.
Another's convenience versus my security. My argument from before
still stands: what harm can the law do? If it gives me --the 'rightee'-- a
bit more of a sense of security, then why take that away? I'm sure other
'rightee's' feel this way.