In a message dated 8/18/2004 10:16:59 AM Eastern Standard Time, [log in to unmask] writes:
What these consumers and archives (meaning "we") lack is leverege.
Proposals for use or lose copyright, smaller terms, etc. etc. while all
nice, miss the point that nobody has any reason to give those things to
us. And until they do have a reason, they won't.
Laws create outlaws. People WILL make copies of material that they can't share any other way. Only the law abiding citizens will loose access to the material.