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Linux Journal: Re-Grokking Grokster

Jul 08, 2005, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Ten days have passed since the Supreme Court decided unanimously in favor of the plaintiff in MGM v. Grokster. I posted some of my thinking, but mostly a few slices of other people's, the day after the decision in 'Grokking Grokster' at IT Garage. My bottom line:

"Grokster has turned out to be the kind of friend that assures the worst enemies. Among those enemies is a Supremely false distinction between creativity and technology. I don't know how we're going to unf**k this one, but I'm sure it will take a very long time. And that tech can't do it alone..."

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