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RE: [SLE] SCO Owns Your Computer(OT)
- From: "M. Edwin" <edwin@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2003 15:28:34 +0700
- Message-id: <67398961AC46B34F9714651170DAD43C2EC713@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Until now they even cannot find one of chemical weapon that make US
invade the Iraq. Now another new issue, linux to build military
supercomputer. It's so easy to just delete the software, than hiding the
chemical weapon though.
Wrong logic Mr. Sontag ;-)
On Tuesday 17 June 2003 06:52, Fred A. Miller wrote:
> ""So are you saying that the U.S. government might file a "Friend of
> Court Brief" to support your case against IBM?" I blurted out. "Don't
> surprised" was Sontag's answer."
An interesting article - I particularly liked the attempt to play on
Islamophobic and xenophobic fears about swarthy foreigners armed with
It's not the arms industry that made these people dangerous, oh no, it's
fact that they've got free software.
One of the best things about this list IMHO is its international
but in the case of this SCO debacle, US courts will largely decide the
outcome. So here's an appeal to all US readers to do whatever lobbying
can on this issue, preferably accurate, calm, well written lobbying that
reaches the ears of those with influence. In the UK I would write to my
if enough people do that, then awareness can gradually be raised. The
ranting the style, the more likely to be read with attention.
Do your best folks, and if anyone has any useful clues as to anything
be done at the UK end, perhaps post it here. I'm sure other Anglophones
would like to do anything they can too.
Good luck, Statesiders, please press home the attack.
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