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lessig blog: The Local Ordinance We Call the First Amendment

Jun 19, 2004, 19:00 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Lawrence Lessig)

"This comes to me from a reliable source, though I would very much like it if it were mistaken.

"Apparently Microsoft has taken the first steps to filing a criminal defamation action against a Brazilian government official who was quoted criticizing Microsoft in a magazine article. Sergio Amadeu, head of the agency responsible for spreading free software within the Brazilian government, is reported to have accused "the company of a 'drug-dealer practice' for offering the operational system Windows..."

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