Re: Singularity: can't happen here

From: Samantha Atkins (
Date: Sat Sep 08 2001 - 15:36:46 MDT

Adrian Tymes wrote:
> Michael Wiik wrote:
> > Text of draft Security Systems Standards and Certification Act
> >
> >
> > New Copyright Bill Heading to DC
> >,1283,46655,00.html
> >
> > I think this pretty much wraps it up for the human race. Game over,
> > folks.
> Feh. Take one of the good examples from Microsoft: move faster than
> the law. (And that's ignoring the point these are only US laws, not
> Earth-wide law - no matter how wide the US tries to enforce its
> jurisdication.)

As you are certainly aware the globalization work is largely
involved in extending laws of any signatory country over all.
This is certainly not a US only problem. And, if this goes
through, there will be no "faster than the law" as all means to
do so will be locked up tight with 1-2 years of serious
enforcement attempts. It must be defeated now.

- samantha

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