August 3, 2001

Suggested ways to get the U.S. to free Dmitry

Author: JT Smith

Salon.com suggests new ways of applying pressure to get Russian programmer Dmitry Sklyarov released from a U.S. jail. Among the suggestions: "Threaten to unleash a virus even more successful than Sircam,
and with a payload so devastating as to threaten civilization itself:
The 'Free Dmitry' virus will force any infected computer to play
an unending loop of Richard Stallman's rendition of the 'Free
Software Song.' "

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