[d at DCC] Copyright FUD machine in top gear
russell at flora.ca
Thu Feb 8 13:17:31 EST 2007
Darryl Moore wrote:
> This was brought to my attention this morning.
> Canada Awash in Piracy: An Action Plan to Secure Our Prosperity
> Graham Henderson
> February 27, 2007
> Guest speaker at the Economic Club of Toronto
> Too bad nobody would get a chance to argue against him if they attended.
> Would pickets or leaflets outside be out of the question?
I think pickets would be counter-productive, but authoring and
leafleting would be quite helpful. We know his rhetoric, and can
probably work together to author something fairly small that could be
handed out to correct the misinformation he will be spreading.
This needs to be done in a very civil way, given those attending this
are going to be business folks who have an automatic disregard for
'activists'. A very pro-business approach needs to be documented,
clearly showing that what Mr. Henderson is asking for won't even help
the bottom line of the 4 majors he represents, and will have
considerable harmful economic consequences to the rest of the economy as
Oh -- and write your MP ;-)
Russell McOrmond, Internet Consultant: <http://www.flora.ca/>
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