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Re: Stallman calls for an end to file sharing war


From: voodoo
Subject: Re: Stallman calls for an end to file sharing war
Date: Wed, 08 Dec 2010 16:02:07 -0000
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On Fri, 24 Sep 2010 11:08:53 -0400, Moshe Goldfarb wrote:

> On Fri, 24 Sep 2010 14:51:33 +0200, Alexander Terekhov <address@hidden>
> wrote:
> 
>>http://www.techeye.net/software/stallman-calls-for-an-end-to-file-
sharing-war
>>
>>"Stallman calls for an end to file sharing war
>>
>>Pizza in our time
>>
>>23 Sep 2010 11:31 | by Nick Farrell | posted in Software
>>
>>Open sauce guru Richard Stallman has called for everyone to get off file
>>sharing's case and has come up with some weirdie beardie advice as to
>>how the entertainment industry can make money without charging anyone.
>>
>>According to IT News, Stallman claimed that artists and musicians were
>>"not entitled to" compensation from listeners, but governments could
>>introduce a tax to support their work.
> 
> They tried this one already and it failed.
> 
> The consumer DAT recorders and tape had a tax built into them to help
> compensate artists whose work was going to obviously be copied digital
> to digital.

how much of that money made its way to the artists? any?
canada has a setup like that. no reports of disbursements yet.



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