This sounds like the kind of guy who installs a loud alarm on his car, parks it in a city, and never responds to the alarm. He deserves to have it vandalized, just for creating a nuisance with his alarm -- and so does the IP owner who does likewise.
Please print the name of the "rogue chemist." Because it sounds like there are 10,000 people wrongly in prison because of him -- and going after his ill-gotten personal life savings in a court of law is the best way to encourage the next guy to do his job honestly.
Search for ISP+YourZipCode. There are lots of small mom-n-pop ISPs (like mine) that deserve your support,
I've used a mom&pop ISP for years. But they get their feed through a major phone company.
The MAFIAA are the big 8 media conglomerates worldwide. They own most phone companies, TV and radio stations, newspapers, and the movie and music studios. I'm trying to find or create an alternative to them, because once they control the Internet they'll tighten the screws and narrow political debate to what it was 50 years ago.
If the law is ever successfully copyrighted, the courts will need to revisit the old saw "ignorance of the law is no excuse." After all, we can't be required to know something if we're not allowed to read it without paying.
"Copyleft" has nothing to do with copyright trolls (unless you take the extreme position that all content owners are trolls). "Copyleft" refers to Richard Stallman's philosophy, which more or less expresses his desire to make it impossible for anyone to earn a living from royalties.
By all means, let's defeat copyright trolls, but let's not conflate all opposition to them with Stallman's movement.
And by the way: I notice that Malibu Media's court motion left out the last "t" in the domain name fightcopyrighttrolls.com . So if the court grants the motion, their opponents can still refer to the actual name.
The Constitution is a contract and it goes both ways. If the courts will not allow the victim to directly prosecute this thug for misusing her authority, then it's time for armed resistance. The police work for us, and those who break their oaths must and will answer to us.
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