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The Losing Battle Against Technology Freedom

Mar 03, 2009, 16:33 (0 Talkback[s])

"There's the SCO attack against Linux. It drags on still. It's been set back so many times, any sane entity would have given up by now. But it won't end until the very last possible penny.

"There's the couple who tried to sue Google for taking their picture in StreetView. Thrown out, of course. Who could possibly have not seen that coming?

"The Pirate Bay is under attack, again. Of course, the case is falling to pieces before it can even get rolling, but you think that'll stop more filers from trying?

"Welcome to the new century, people! You do not own your media. You do not even own your own image if you're out in public view. You cannot control the Internet. You cannot make people stop using computers and mobile devices the way they want to use them. You sold it, they'll use it. Six-point-seven billion humans on this planet want to do what they want to do when they want to do it, and as long as they aren't hurting anyone, there's nothing you can do to stop that."

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