As a sixth grader, there's probably nothing more boring than being lectured by the director of the US Patent and Trademark Office about evils of downloading music. Don't expect a "balanced" presentation either. Jon Dudas is the same guy who was a big part of getting the DMCA law passed, and his big contribution at the USPTO so far has been to come up with plans for reform that are only likely to make the patent system worse. Oh well. At least when the kids are done hearing him speak, they can go back to their MPAA sponsored lectures. Whatever happened to critical thinking, where kids are taught multiple sides of an issue and taught to think for themselves?
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