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Re: Beggar's the Question--was licensing

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Douglas Baldwin" <coyotelk@optonline.net>
To: "Gary Lehmann" <hqr@cox.net>; <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Monday, May 23, 2005 02:32 AM
Subject: Re: Beggar's the Question--was licensing

> Hey Gary- I'm having a little trouble following you on this:
>> In the midst of all this, the Hunter S. Thompson quote doesn't just make
>> sense.  And it begs the question, "Where else do you go for this?"
> Too many "this's", methinks. Can you explain further? 'Specially since 
> the one dangling the Thompson quote after my signature, to wit:

Well, it was actually ME what said the above (not the HST quote that is). 
What else needs to be explained?  Hunter's quote doesn't merely make 
it illustrates a part of business reality that isn't being addressed by 
Law, amongst other entities - a part ruled badly by special interests 
to maintain (even more badly) a dead monopoly over the publishing, 
performance and usage rights of music and other media.  Is that better?

Stephen Goodman
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> Douglas Baldwin, coyote-at-large
> coyotelk@optonline.net
> "The music business is a cruel and shallow money trench, a long plastic
> hallway where pimps and thieves run free and good men die like dogs. 
> There's
> also a negative side."
> --- Hunter S. Thompson