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Re: gpl licensing

From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: gpl licensing
Date: Mon, 04 Dec 2006 15:46:26 +0100

"Alfred M. Szmidt" wrote:
>    [...] Property is property, that is to say, it belongs to someone
>    who has the right to exclude others from using it without his or her
>    consent.
> Entierly true.
>    Intellectual property is property.
> No, since a) "intellectual property" has no meaning and b) you cannot
> own something that does not exist in a physical manifestation, like
> intellectuality, ideas, or any other intangible concept.

Uh moron. You can own it because intellectual property laws make 
information not free. They make information into a form of property.

Do you have a bank account? Money is also intangible.


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