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From: full-disclosure () lists netsys com (martin f krafft)
Date: Sun, 21 Jul 2002 01:24:57 +0200

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also sprach Jay D. Dyson <jdyson () treachery net> [2002.07.20.2151 +0200]:
      In short, corporate America has been doing its damnedest to fuck
things up for us.  I sure as hell would not mind returning the favor.
Sure, let 'em patch based on the work...but the moment they try reselling
the data with their own brand name slapped on it, I'd say it's time to put
their feet to the fire.
=20
      But most importantly, I think it's time we took the stance that
greatly favors Open Source products over their commercial counterparts.
In case nobody's noticed, all the Closed Source vendors are doing their
best to demonize Open Source (even going to far as to call it a "threat to
national security").
=20
      In short, the corporate sector has been lobbing shells at us this
long.  It's about goddamned time we returned fire.

I am in the boat, but only if you don't forget the European part of
the world, who are, partially due to America's influence, feeling the
same about their corporate world. At least some. We wouldn't want to
leave those folks to the enemy, right?

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martin;              (greetings from the heart of the sun.)
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friends help you move. real friends help you move bodies.

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