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Old 04-16-2007, 02:48 PM
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Re: Take action! against recent copyright ruling

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Originally Posted by VAXman View Post
Yahoo (A big...ger corp. in fact jumped about 100 in the fortune 500 just recently.), Comcast (A cable company? C'mon, they're one of the big offenders in the net-neutrality argument!) and M$N (Puhleez! M$, the criminal monopoly, is the kingpin here.) -- We're doomed! They will collude amongst themselves and coerce the RIAA/CRB to structure rates to their benefit and the detriment of the little guys like AM. This is, AFAIAC, all about content control. Yet another nail in the net-neutrality coffin.
"Besides a group of small webcasters, a coalition of Web companies
including Yahoo Inc. also objected, as did public and other radio stations
that would be covered by the new rates".


I know B, I named the profane ones in my post, but
MSN sells my stuff
I guess in all fairness, so does Itunes.

Politics makes for strange bedfellows, eh?
So, how far up the ladder do we have to go to find the pockets..?
We all know that justice would be charging on a profitabilty slider, but...
IMO- in this case, it takes a giant to slay a giant.

BTW- I'm predicting that the more draconian portions of the decision
will be used as a compromise, like "retroactive to Jan. 06.." .
If that's why they exist, it's evil, but very good stategy.


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