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Do You Prefer Copyright or the Right to Talk in Private?
  Posted by: Digg on Jan 23rd, 2011 4:12 AM
If I’m sending an e-mail to you, that e-mail may contain a piece of music. If we are in a video chat, I may drop a copyrighted video clip there for both of us to watch. The only way to detect this, in order to enforce today’s level of copyright, is to eliminate the right to private correspondence. That is, to eavesdrop on all ones and zeros going to and from all computers.

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