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Comment Re: Digital Rights? (Score 1) 209

Why the hell would I want to stop them? All I said is that people are accepting a "licensing" model if that is offered to them in a comfortable way. Saying that people WANT a licensing model is bullshit if you ask me. What they want is comfort, and for that they're willing to put up with things that are less annoying than the gain in comfort.

Comment Re:So now we need warning labels on jobs??? (Score 1) 419

The fallacy is that if you take away a bad business that there will be no business. Guess what: Just because we disallowed you from having slaves doesn't mean that there was no cotton to be picked anymore. The work still has to be done, if you can't get slaves to do it, you might have to pay workers to do it.

Comment Re:Digital Rights? (Score 1) 209

That's the other extreme. Hell, am I the only one who doesn't think that having one foot in the freezer and the other one in the frying pan is the only way to have a comfortable warmth on average?

Right now the scales of copyright are tipped WAY over towards the side of rights holders, to the point where they pretty much dictate everything concerning their work. Including and actually especially the time after I hand over money for it.

It used to be simple. You created something, I gave you money so I could enjoy it. But that wasn't enough, now you also want to control how, when and if I may enjoy it. And this goes beyond any reason.

Comment Re:The Puritan philosophy of human worth (Score 2) 419

That's stupid. Simple and plainly.

Work is the necessary evil to get money. Nothing more, nothing less. I can find stuff to do just fine myself, there is no need to keep me occupied. But I need money, like everyone else. That is the only reason to work.

Any work has to provide enough money to make it worth the time wasted on it.

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