Re: NEWS: Genoa riots

From: Michael Wiik (
Date: Tue Jul 24 2001 - 14:00:22 MDT

Brian D Williams <> wrote:

> I guess it depends on what you mean by globalization (an awkward
> term) if you mean free world trade, I'm all for it, if you mean
> world government, I'm completely against it.

I'm all for free trade, but am curious if such is possible without world
government. As more and more trade is in the form of intellectual
property instead of physical manufactured goods, then the law
enforcement actions necessary to protect the IP holders would seem to
require increasingly global coordination of policies.


Michael Wiik
Messagenet Communications Research
Washington DC Area Internet and WWW Consultants

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