RE: Interesting essay on copyright and dowlnoads

Subject: RE: Interesting essay on copyright and dowlnoads
From: "Darren Barefoot" <darren -dot- barefoot -at- capeclear -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2002 10:56:32 +0100

I'm drifting toward off-topic land here, but "The Next Economy of Ideas"
by John Perry Barlow has relevance to this whole copyright debate and is
an exceptional essay. His statement that "art is a service, not a
product" has really stuck with me, and certainly changed the way I ran
my theatre company. Read the essay at Thanks. DB.

> Janis Ian, for you youngsters, had her last hit record back
> in 1975, but she continues her career of song writing and
> performing. She is an extraordinary artist, undervalued by
> the industry but with a dedicated following.
> This delightful and intelligent rant about Napster and the
> issues of copyright seems to have created some interesting
> reactions, including the resignation of the president of NARAS.

Darren Barefoot
Technology Evangelist
CapeScience - Cape Clear's Developer Support Network

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