Subject: Re: GPL and trademarks and brandnames...
From: Brian Bartholomew <bb@wv.com>
Date: Sun, 15 Nov 1998 10:35:31 -0500

> You're assuming that 1) the vendor has control over the scarcity

The vendor reduces scarcity.  That's what they do.  We're discussing
how fast they reduce it and under what terms.

> [Russell is denying that] opposing society's interests is going to
> result in increased income in a free market.

I think that's the "do monopolies exist" question, over which we've
reached an impasse earlier.  So let's skip over that point.


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