MP3 (was Re: [linux-audio-user] ogg for Windows made really easy)

Lee Revell rlrevell at
Sun Jan 15 20:23:39 EST 2006

On Sun, 2006-01-15 at 17:18 -0800, Kevin Cosgrove wrote:
> On 15 January 2006 at 16:33, Lee Revell <rlrevell at> wrote:
> > Hmm, can they really do that?  At least I don't think US patent law
> > allows it, otherwise the pharmaceutical companies would do the same
> > thing to block generic drugs.
> Nexium is a small adjustment to the Priolosec formulation from what I 
> understand.  I could be wrong tho.
> Disney just has their legal department change copyright laws when 
> they need to extend the profit life of Mickey Mouse.
> OK, I'll stop being a cynic any day now.   ;-)

Bwahahaha, you mean the "Sonny Bono Copyright Act"?  The one that
Congress slapped their recently deceased colleague's name onto so they
could pass it?

I don't think you're the cynic here...


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