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Re: [SLE] Watching DVD on SuSE 10
  • From: "Fred A. Miller" <fmiller@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2005 11:07:57 -0400
  • Message-id: <200510211107.57623.fmiller@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 20 October 2005 7:00 pm, Randall R Schulz wrote:
> > This crap has simply go way too far! It's a moral issue with me now,
> > so civil disobedience is where I'm at with DRM.
>
> So you're willing to be prosecuted for violating whichever laws it is
> you're protesting? Because that is an essential aspect of civil
> disobedience. You have to be seen being punished for something you
> believe in. For it to be effective in getting the law(s) to which you
> object repealed, it must also spur general popular support.
>
> As I said before, simply breaking a law is not civil disobedience. You
> have to take your lumps as part of it. Otherwise, you're just a
> scofflaw.

Who knows if I will or not, or if any of us will or not. I encourage ALL to do
the same as I am, IF they have the same commitment to freedom as I do.

Fred

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