Slashdot readers sound off on this submission: "It seems lately that a whole lot of the discussion on
Slashdot centers around copyright law. Napster, DeCSS, the GPL; in all
of these discussions the fundamental power over which there is a struggle
derives from the law of copyright. And in all these cases, the fundamental
existence of copyright is hardly ever questioned. However, copyright is
not a law of nature. Such force as it has is a product of international treaty ..."
November 9, 2000