Your analogies are too generous Mike, they are things that the subject might want to do given the ability. A better example would be imo
Fish don't have the ability to cycle to the shops, officials say. But if they were given bicycles, or indeed learned how to make them, seeing trout at wall-mart would be much more likely, according to nature experts.
According to the study you quoted earlier 76.24% of internet traffic is non-infringing traffic. I don't think you'd get your warrant to open all mail if you knew more than three quarters was legitimate.
Ahhh, reading on a bit I see you have "mistakenly" quoted the figure from bullet point 6 "Other peer to peer networks and file sharing arenas" such as "eDonkey, Gnutella, Usenet and other similar venues"
Yes we know they'd never go for an open democratic process treating all parties as equals. But the point is to formally make the offer, to call them out on their pretense of wanting a constructive discussion.
Speaking of constructive, your comment is not.
Wha...what? This graphic is a deadly realistic illustration of how ridiculously unacceptable the laws that intellectual monopoly maximalists want would be in the offline world. I guess you just really don't want the full lunacy to be illustrated so effectively so you just attack the messenger.
I like how you choose to belittle mike for being earnest. It's easy to be earnest when you know your cause is the one that benefits society. It's difficult when you know your message is a fine mesh of lies and half truths designed to promote the interests of a small handful.
It's like saying you need a License to say the queen lives in Buckingham palace!
I cannot believe that they must have paid MONEY to lawyers to make this agreement. Total Lowesers
He might as well have just written:
Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah I WANT MY MUMMY