[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2011/04/dxhrGF.jpg[/newsimage]The issue of copyright law and infringement is a hot-button that often leads to a great divide between those for and against strict laws and penalties to control it. Now, a radical group in Sweden, whose members believe strongly in free sharing of information, has decided to start their own religion based upon that belief. Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/swedish-file-sharers-create-new-religion-to-snub-lawmakers-42875/](http://www.myce.com/news/swedish-file-sharers-create-new-religion-to-snub-lawmakers-42875/) Please note that the reactions from the complete site will be synched below.
I LOVE THESE IDEAS!
Church members subscribe to the beliefs that â€œcopying and the sharing of information is the best and most beautiful that isâ€ and that â€œ[having] your information copied is a token of appreciation that someone thinks you have done something good.â€
Wonderful! Truly brilliant scheme!
How about a golden internet modem to Worship, kinda like the golden cow thing.
The drama just keeps on going… Just when the copyright industry thought they had an advantage in the copyright war with all these secret “trade” negotiations, law enforcement and civil courts…
For a segment of the world population, copying isn’t only a hobby, passing phase or even only a religion, it’s a way of life. Transcending even technology & the internet. Free Copiers might even gain the status of the Free Masons (if they haven’t already)