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Re: Pee Jay says silence is golden

Subject: Re: Pee Jay says silence is golden
Date: Fri, 18 Dec 2009 12:12:14 -0600
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On 2009-12-18, Hadron <> wrote:
> Alan Mackenzie <> writes:
>> In gnu.misc.discuss Hadron <> wrote:
>>> Didn't Alan boldly claim that the GPL was "easy to understand"?
>> Yes.  The GPL is very easy to understand.  It's USA copyright law which
>> is hard.
>> The only people who find the GPL hard are those who seek a legal means of
>> violating it.
> And just about everyone that ever uses it, reads it or discusses it. I


   Only a few self-centered trouble makers choose to make anything complicated
out of it. Typically, these people have a toddler's view of property rights.

> find it amazing that you keep insisting it is so easy and yet we see you
> embroiled in nitpicking over meaning time and time again. You're either
> very thick skinned or in denial.

        The social cost of suing/prosecuting individuals           ||| 
for non-commercial copyright infringement far outweighs           / | \
the social value of copyright to begin with.

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