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RE: [dvd-discuss] Movie Downloads, automatically illegal?
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- Subject: RE: [dvd-discuss] Movie Downloads, automatically illegal?
- From: microlenz(at)earthlink.net
- Date: Sat, 3 Aug 2002 16:12:46 -0700
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I've seen the Baen Library before but not the Janis Ian. It's well worth the
read. I don't know if they will accept it but I stuck the Technology
administration website....at least that fits into a 1x2 in comments frame.
On 1 Aug 2002 at 16:01, Richard Hartman wrote:
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> Much of the argument of the MPAA (re. movies) and the RIAA
> (re. music downloading) has been "it will destroy our sales"
> without much in the way of actual figures to back it up.
> Here is some information from people who have made (some)
> content freely available, and the results that have come
> from their expirements. Counterintuitive though it seems
> to the big business types, exposure actually helps sales.
> (who'da thunk it, eh?)
> http://www.baen.com/library/palaver6.htm (Eric Flint, sf author)
> http://www.baen.com/library/palaver10.htm (National Academies Press)
> http://www.janisian.com/article-internet_debacle.html (yes, _the_ Janis Ian)
> Eric Flint's manifesto, written to introduce the
> Baen Free Library when it was first opened to the public
> does not contain hard figures, but is interesting
> reading nonetheless.
> If any of those government commitees are still requesting
> comments, could someone please post the URL? I'd like
> to give 'em the URLs to these pages ...
> -Richard M. Hartman
> 186,000 mi./sec ... not just a good idea, it's the LAW!