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Without the threat of someone more extreme, I don't believe someone like MLK can be terribly effective. I also don't think someone like MLK can work in a repressive regime which isn't generally subject to public will, or when trying to enforce human rights which are constitutionally protected, strongly wanted by a small affected population, but meaningless to the greater population.

I can't see 50-80 year old non-technical voters caring about key escrow or mandatory data retention, even though it's an infringement of 1A/2A/4A/5A/6A/14A/+.

(It's not violence per se, it's extremism. RMS is a copyright extremist, and that makes things easier for people like Lessig I think. Gilmore is a fly-without-papers extremist, etc.)




Crypto as a 2nd Ammendment issue

That's why I like you rdl; munitions are munitions.


"Bombes not bombs!" (or Bombs not Bombes, I guess). RKB Bombes? Ban the Bombe?

(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombe)




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