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Re: [xml-dev] Principles for an Ethical and Sustainable Internet

On 28 August 2012 03:19, Len Bullard <cbullard@hiwaay.net> wrote:
> Normally I wouldn't post this here, but here is where many of the people who
> built the machine gather, and it is our responsibility to do something about
> the unintended consequences.
> http://thetrichordist.wordpress.com/2012/08/27/principles-for-an-ethical-and
> -sustainable-internet/
> We're killing our culture.  I don't think anyone intended that but the web
> is serving interests antithetical to its own continued health.  I don't
> intend to have a long debate here about that. We did that a decade ago.  On
> the other hand, it's time to quit denying it or telling others nothing can
> be done because it is "inevitable".  We've tried it the open source way.

You say like killing our culture is a bad thing.  Our culture will
die, and another one will born. Change, evolution, progress.

> We've tried it the egoboo way.  These ways have failed to protect the rights
> of others.  We work for companies that fight each other viciously for
> intellectual property of their own while profiting through the piracy of the
> rights of others.
> If we can't stop it, it will be stopped by means none of us will like.  This
> goes to the heart of businesses.  This goes to the heart of culture.
> If we were smart enough to turn it on, we better prepare to watch it
> disintegrate if we can't control the unintended consequences.
> len

Some people just want a free ferrari, others would pay 100$, and some
full price. Some would even pay 10m$ for a ferrari if come with
extras.  MOST people want the free ferrari, but is still posible to
make money.


ℱin del ℳensaje.

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