The Oregonian: Speaker Did Not 'Bow' to Lobbyists
May 07, 2003, 23:30 (23 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Karen Minnis)
[ Thanks to Garrick
Sitongia for this link. ]
"In his May 2 opinion piece, Ken Barber accused me of killing
legislation regarding open-source software (House Bill 2892) "after
powerful out-of-state corporate interests showed up at the Oregon
Capitol, seeking to make the bill go away."
"This is not true. I won't stoop to Barber's level and question
his motives, but let me make it clear that this bill died for a
simple reason: It is a solution in search of a problem..."