Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 16, No. 129.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2002 07:12:12 +0100
From: Stephen Ramsay <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: 16.125 hearing on digital rights management (US Congress)
On Sat, Jul 13, 2002 at 08:29:55AM +0100, Humanist Discussion Group (by way
of Willard McCarty <email@example.com>) wrote:
> You may be interested in this roundtable discussion to be held in DC next
> week - one in a series, but nonetheless there has been concern over who the
> stakeholders really are in such discussions.
The membership of this panel says it all. We are not talking about
the rights of users to use and share information, but the "rights"
of large corporations to impose restrictions (they prefer the term
"management") on individuals.
Does anyone know who first coined the propagandistic phrase "digital
-- Stephen Ramsay Currently at 38.03745 N, 78.48574 W phone: (434) 924-6011 email: firstname.lastname@example.org web: http://busa.village.virginia.edu/ PGP Public Key ID: 0xA38D7B11
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