[geeks] KVM for Sun Sparc Servers with USB keyboards
lionel4287 at gmail.com
Wed May 6 07:24:49 CDT 2009
On May 5, 2009, at 4:51 PM, nate at portents.com wrote:
>>> churchill [?] was right when he said democracy is the worst form of
>>> government except for all the others,
>> Possibly. While I'd rather have slow-growing colon cancer than a
>> that rapidly eats my brain or liver, I'd rather have no cancer at
> I think it is possible to make existing republics/democracies better
> they are, though the task isn't easy. The whole power/corruption
> issue is
> truly a difficult one.
> For instance, I was surprised to learn recently in the film Food, Inc.
> that Monsanto has used it's GM seed patents and money and power to
> private investigators to watch over and investigate and sue small
> and business owners who are not using Monsanto products, who are using
> non-GM seeds, and who are using or selling seed-reclamation
> equipment (so
> they can plant next year's non-GM seed crop without having to buy new
> seeds but instead use seeds from last year's crop, how farming used
> to be
> done), and sue those people out of business for violations such as
> intellectual property rights, patent infringement, and seed piracy.
> *seed reclamation*!
If the problem is as you describe it, then any half-competent
ambulance chaser should be able to litigate and prevail for the little
guy. That they don't makes me think it is more complex.
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