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Why kill the web?

From: Drew, Bill <drewwe@MORRISVILLE.EDU>
Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2001 08:51:21 -0500
Message-ID: <0611948DE8E4D41192B30004AC4C811B41B8F6@mail1.morrisville.edu>
To: "'www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org'" <www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org>
I believe your proposed policy will result in the death of the web except
for those that can afford to pay the proposed fees.  You will be eliminating
the free and open thinking we have seen the last few years.  you will be
promoting corporate think only.  

Wilfred (Bill) Drew
Associate Librarian, Systems and Reference
SUNY Morrisville College Library
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