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Re: NGOs and the Indulgence Racket (was re: Compulsory licenses andaccess to essential medicines NGO-sponsored meeting in Geneva, March 26,1999)
At 8:29 AM -0500 on 3/11/99, Robert Hettinga wrote:
> Just to be clear, I think that financial cryptography and encryption on
> ubiquitous geodesic networks creates a world where, in the long run,
> intellectual "property" is worthless, especially on the nets themselves.
Ack. Sorry. Should be
> intellectual property "rights management" is worthless, especially on the
> nets themselves.
Robert A. Hettinga <mailto: email@example.com>
Philodox Financial Technology Evangelism <http://www.philodox.com/>
44 Farquhar Street, Boston, MA 02131 USA
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