Religie verwerpelijk en gevaarlijk

Stel je voor! Er zijn er genoeg die vinden dat godsdienst een zeer gevaarlijk iets is. Er zijn er nog meer die vinden dat godsdienst in het verleden en in de toekomst er steeds voor gezorgd heeft dat er trammelant was en dat er voor die zaak al zeer veel bloed is vergoten.

Zo! Godsdienst kan als een te gevaarlijk iets beschouwd worden!

Entertainment daarentegen zorgt voor het plezier van iedereen.

Met het voorstel van de nieuwe wet omtrent internet verkeer en auteursrechten zou de showbizz het volste recht krijgen om op het net te publiceren terwijl naslagwerken in hun mogelijkheden belemmerd zouden worden daar mensen verplicht zouden worden om te moeten betalen voor de informatie. Wikipedia wordt zo de das omgedaan terwijl de betaal encyclopedieën enkel tot diegenen toegankelijk zullen zijn die het zich kunnen veroorloven de gevraagde inschrijvingskosten of leesgelden te betalen.

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Wikipedia nu nog vrij in te zien, maar voor hoe lang nog indien de Amerikaanse regering er in slaagt het PIPA wetsvoorstel er door te krijgen? - Image via CrunchBase

Linken plaatsen in artikelen wordt dan ook bijna onmogelijk daar vele lezers gewoonweg geen toegang zullen kunnen krijgen op de gelinkte bladzijden. Zij worden aldus waardeloos doordat ze onbruikbaar zullen zijn. Ook zal men voor het linken of zelfs kleine aanhalingen auteursrechten moeten betalen. Wij zijn helemaal niet tegen auteursrechten en trachten daar ook aan te voldoen. (De verscheidene instanties worden zo door ons hiervoor betaald.) Men moet de keizer geven wat de keizer toekomt, maar men mag natuurlijk niet te ver gaan. Alsook wordt het de vraag wanneer de auteursrechten op bepaalde foto’s of prenten vervallen en deze vrij voor gebruik zijn ter illustratie van naslag werken.

Nu wil men te ver gaan en zouden zelfs gewone mensen bij het nemen van hun familiefoto’s moeten oppassen dat zij die niet openbaar maken, omdat zij anders beticht kunnen worden voor het ontwijken van de auteursrechten voor de achtergronden. Of indien bepaalde mensen een design kleedje dragen kan de foto van die persoon problemen opleveren indien er geen kopij rechten voor betaald zijn.

Eveneens kan een tegenstander van iemand deze beschuldigen van piraterij zodat die site onmiddellijk van het net kan gehaald worden. Ook al kan die persoon volledig in regel zijn met alle rechten zal zijn site voor meerdere dagen van het net gehaald zijn, namelijk tot het uitgesproken is dat hij legaal aan het werk was en niets heeft misdaan.

Concurrentie kan een gevaarlijk wapen in handen krijgen om anderen uit te schakelen. Want de actie zal niet ondernomen worden wanneer de schuld bewezen is maar al dadelijk van ingang van de beschuldiging.

Ook zou de staat bij elke gelegenheid sommige publicaties op het net tegenhouden en webservers uitschakelen. De vraag is daarbij hoe ver men wil gaan om iets als gevaarlijk te beschouwen. Censuur loert om de hoek.

Vrije meningsuiting is zeer belangrijk. Ook al kunnen hierdoor ideeën geuit worden die niet in overeenstemming zijn met de meest gangbare. Maar dat geeft iedereen ook de mogelijkheid tot nadenken. En dat moet gevrijwaard blijven.

Lees meer over het Amerikaanse wetsvoorstel in:

Gevaar voor censuur op het internet

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275 Internet industry executives sign letter opposing the Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA)

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> Please do find the letter > Petition To Save The Internet

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Free Christadelphians or Brothers and sisters in Christ, living in Belgium, European Union. - Vrijë Christadelphians of Broeders en zusters in Christus wonende in België in de Europese Unie.
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