Subject: Re: The term "intellectual property" considered useful
From: Richard Stallman <>
Date: Sat, 06 May 2006 10:24:40 -0400

    Please don't deny us our terms of art for fear of propaganda. We
    can see beyond such simple attempts to confuse us and don't need
    to have our language policed.

I strongly defend your freedom of speech, and I would never try to
"deny" you the use of any locution.  The most I can do is criticize
it.  I cannot stop you from saying "intellectual property", I only
point out the term's harmful influence on society's consideration of
copyright and patent issues.