THE GIFT OF GRAB

“No administration has ever mounted such a comprehensive approach to defending America’s gift to the world — our creativity.”

RIAA president Mitch Bainwol, on Justice Department recommendations that file sharers do hard time, 14 October 2004

USE IT OR LOSE IT

“One of the most amazing things over the last six or seven years is watching Microsoft basically get a monopoly over the browser and then not use it.”

Netscape founder Marc Andreessen, on Microsoft’s bizarrely benign behavior, PC Advisor, 8 October 2004