[Cdn-DMCA] Copyright bill universally rejected --- onward to consumer bill of rights
kris at melon.org
Tue Apr 16 02:03:11 EDT 2002
On Mon, Apr 15, 2002 at 10:20:47AM -0700, Chris Brand wrote:
> > http://www.digitalconsumer.org/bill.html
> Personally, I'd add one more thing to this list
> 7. These rights cannot legally be taken away by content producers.
> i.e. if somebody sells you a CD that you can't back up using
> generally-available consumer devices, you get to sue them for that.
I find it interesting that you oppose "content owners" but have no
objection to using "content producers". You're making expressive acts
sound like some sort of widget when you call the content, and when you
say "producers" instead of authors, you conjure images of factories,
and companies that own the factories - images which imply a
If we want people to stop treating expression as a product, we have to
stop calling it like one.
Kristofer Coward http://unripe.melon.org/
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