WIPO Copyright Treaty - Worldwide DMCA (was: European DMCA)

Odile Bénassy obenassy at free.fr
Wed Aug 8 06:17:14 UTC 2001

Alex Hudson a écrit :
> On Tue, Aug 07, 2001 at 03:18:25PM +0100, Brian Gough wrote:
> >  > Certainly it is applicable to talk of Intellectual Property....
> >
> >  " The purpose of Newspeak was not only to provide a medium of expression
> >    for the world-view and mental habits proper to the devotees of Ingsoc,
> >    but to make all other modes of thought impossible.... "
> True; but how else do you communicate with someone other than in terms they
> understand? Given the good Yorkshire practice of calling a spade a spade,
> I'm inclined call IP IP, since it has an actual meaning applicable to the
> UK.
> Similar to the [cr|h]acker debate - people say hacker, fanatics say cracker,
> and any attempt to get the majority to relearn that a hacker is in fact a
> cracker is akin to ordering the sea to retreat....

once upon a time people would say "Negroes". Now they say "the Black",
thanks to some "fanatics" anti-slavery...

Odile Bénassy
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