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Re: [vox] slashdottable news



On Fri, Oct 10, 2003 at 08:51:45AM -0700, R. Douglas Barbieri wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 10, 2003 at 06:34:59AM -0700, p@dirac.org wrote:
> [snip]
> > Software company to sue student over using shift key
> > 
> > http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=12034
> 
> I was just reading this article myself before checking vox. It's another
> issue which makes my blood boil. I prolly shouldn't read /. while
> drinking espresso as I can feel my blood pressure rising. :-)
> 
> I suggest a letter-writing campaign to Congress. At the very least,
> everyone on vox should shoot off at least an email to their respective
> representative and senator. Then tell everyone you know (especially
> non-techies). Let's get a grass-roots movement going.
> 
> 
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> R. Douglas Barbieri
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Has any of this crap made it thru the courts yet?  I find it hard to
believe that if it did, it would survive the 9th circuit, or even in
this case the Supreme Court.  In any event, were this to happen,
whatever company did this would get such bad press they'd be lucky to do
business in China.  


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