Anarchism FAQ?! WTF?...

Michael T. Richter ttmrichter at
Wed Feb 14 05:07:18 GMT 2007

On Tue, 2007-13-02 at 22:11 -0500, Eric Dunbar wrote:

> > > > Is it ethical for
> > > > the maintainers of a more-or-less formally associated repository to
> > > > expose users in these situations to political risk?

> > >  I distinguish between political persecutions and intellectual property
> > > right prosecutions.

> >  What is your point supposed to be here, Eric?  That it's not OK to break
> > intellectual "property" (an entirely intellectually "bankrupt" piece of
> > terminology!) but that it is OK to expose Ubuntu users to political
> > persecution?  Or am I badly misreading you?

> Flame bait or just bad reading?

No.  Now that you've clarified it, my first impression was right.  You
do think dubious claims concerning intellectual "property" are more
important than people's actual freedoms and lives.  I tend to think the
reverse.  This is not going to be resolved in an Internet mailing list
so I'll be letting it drop.
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