----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Fine" <[log in to unmask]>
> I'm not prone to seeing as dire a future. Microsoft and Apple will tie this up
in court for a while
> and then pay Lucent some money to go away if it doesn't get outright struck
down along the lines,
> which I'd say is likely.
> MP3 is not going anywhere.
> Hopefully we'll all be here in 10 years to see if I'm right or wrong.
And once again the final score will be: Lawyers 1,000, Corporations
100, Public -67.8...
Steven C. Barr