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Free Software Magazine: DRM, Guardrails, and the Right to be Stupid

Jun 15, 2006, 10:00 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Terry Hancock)

"I'm a big believer in rights. I believe in the right to speak your mind, the right to act however you want, as long as you aren't interfering with others' rights; I even believe in more controversial rights like 'the right to die', and one of my favorites is the right to be stupid.

"What do I mean by that? Well, I think that if people want to jump out of airplanes, down cliffs, or free-climb El Capitan, like Captain Kirk, they should be allowed to do that--even though it's very clear that they may be stupid things to do that are likely to get them killed..."

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