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The Register: Fair Use advocates silenced by Big Brother
By kholmes, Section News
Posted on Sun Jul 21st, 2002 at 08:16:50 GMT
Advocates trying to speak for regular Internet users were basically told to sit down and shut up during a "public" workshop on digital rights management dominated by IT heavyweights and Big Hollywood at the U.S. Department of Commerce Wednesday.

Members of NYLXS and NY for Fair Use mostly had to settle for interjecting comments from the back of the room and distributing a pamphlet called "We are the Stakeholders" and buttons saying "DRM is theft."

You can find the article here and includes a few bits by RMS.

 

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