[pp.int.general] About PP Russia
rms at gnu.org
Sat Feb 20 16:33:38 CET 2010
Authors read, listen to music and use software. They're definitely part
of the public and entitled to all the rights that all readers, listeners
and users entitled to. On the other hand, copyright is special
privilege which authors have and general public doesn't have; it is not
The public, by definition, includes everyone. Whenever there is a
special interest, the people who have the special interest are also
members of the public.
What makes it a special interest is that only a tiny fraction of the public
partakes of that interest.
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