[thechat] Destroying our ancient freedoms and eliminating our CommonLaw

Martin martin at easyweb.co.uk
Sun Apr 27 17:03:37 CDT 2003

On Sun, 27 Apr 2003, Elfur Logadottir wrote:

> From: "Madhu Menon"
> | <quote>
> | On April 13 the European Parliament voted to consider the introduction of
> | Corpus Juris ['body of law'], a plan to establish a common judicial
> system
> | throughout the European Union. This proposal was craftily dismissed by
> | Euro-Federalists last December as a scare story, but it now stands
> clearly
> | exposed as part of a concentrated drive towards political unification.
> | </quote>
> |
> | You European folks read this? Sounds scary.
> well, if you ask me, the judicial system is getting pretty similar anyways,
> all the things that the EU agrees as a part of the EU regulation is forced
> to be approved domestically, and the few things not forced are recommended.

And somewhat less scarey than the enforcement of US patent & DRM

Fuck the starving - we've got stock prices to keep up...


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