The late Joseph Sobran once remarked that America was an experiment to determine whether or not a documented set of rules could restrain government from growing into tyranny. He then commented that the results were clear: it couldn't.
Supreme excellence in the art of marketing is making the customer happy to give you money in exchange for what you offer.
The MPAA/RIAA/(most)Publishers seem to think using the law to extract money by force or threat of force is a perfectly satisfactory replacement for the above.
California runs on Macs, Georgia runs on Windows. So you can't run California applications in Georgia.
Maybe, but if everybody who hates abuse of the law wanted to show up, the Colosseum wouldn't be big enough even at a thousand dollars a ticket.
This is also the first legalese I've ever read which, IMO, qualifies as a work of art.
How do people whose connection to reality is THAT tenuous rise to high corporate positions?
I'm having to watch my diet. Anybody got a healthy snack suggestion while I enjoy "Kerfuffle From Hell aka The Prenda Story"?
His track record includes such classics as "Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow", "The Ages of Love" etc. etc.
He should at least wait to sue until he's been involved in a movie that's worth stealing.
Not simply greedy. Greedy AND stupid.
Just askin' :)
When WE do it, it's fair use. When YOU do it, it's piracy.
Personne ne le sait.
From this day forth, instead of "They shall not pass!", they will shout "They shall not read!"
Charter seems to have admitted it.
They should investigate themselves.
Obviously a conspiracy to suppress Cornish?
Anybody got a Cornish translation for "F**k you, Amazon!"
"Game of Briefs," perhaps?
After all, the poor guy's going to need a rhinoplasty, and after this disaster, his executive bonus won't be big enough to cover it.
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