Re: Monsanto to Provide Royality-Free Licenses for "Golden Rice" Development

From: Greg Ederer (
Date: Mon Aug 07 2000 - 17:11:46 MDT

> "Greg Ederer" <> wrote:
> > If this "First to market, and to
> > hell with the consequences" approach is going to be the model nanotech
> > development, then we might as well just contact the Galactic Map
> Authority,
> > and ask them to mark our planet as unihabitable now.
> >
> > (Anyone got a number for the GMA?)
> Yes, their number is 1-555-314-1592-6535-8978-3238-4672....
Ahrrrg!!! I keep getting this stupid recording!

> Seriously, a lot of people argue "for" or "against" this technology. No
> matter which side one is on, I believe that the market will be full of
> products, bad products, dangerous products, safe products, etc.
Actually, I support the development of GM. My issue is with testing and
deployment. I think that GM testing and deployment policy is the test run
for nanotech. If we don't destroy ourselves, the future's gonna be great!

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