Subject: Re: street performer protocol
From: "Stephen J. Turnbull" <turnbull@sk.tsukuba.ac.jp>
Date: Sat, 6 May 2000 15:09:43 +0900 (JST)

>>>>> "Lynn" == Lynn Winebarger <owinebar@free-expression.org> writes:

    Lynn> On Fri, 5 May 2000, Brian Bartholomew wrote:
    >> He wants central planning of technology by the same government
    >> that can't get a new computer system in at the IRS or the FAA?
    >> Bleah.

    >> He may get his wish, if the courts nationalize Microsoft.

In the U.S., courts can't nationalize a company AFAIK; that must be
done by Congress.

    Lynn>     It's too bad that's not on the agenda (at all).  As far
    Lynn> as I can see they're only talking about breaking them up
    Lynn> (and some conduct remedies in the interim).

Excuse me?  I don't get the joke (if such it is) or the point (if
you're serious).

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