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Comment: Really? REALLY?!?! (Score 2, Insightful) 703

by hguiney (#31474734) Attached to: Obama Backs MPAA, RIAA, and ACTA
Obama seems to love giving token support to the more popular side of big issues like these without actually researching them first. If he's supposed to be a man of the people, how about supporting consumer rights such as the right to make legal backups of purchased media and the right to enjoy that media on devices of our choosing? Protecting IP is important but not at the expense of the people who make that IP valuable.

In 1750 Issac Newton became discouraged when he fell up a flight of stairs.