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Apr 14, 2006
Focus: Human Rights
Action Request: Petition
Location: United States
 (You have my Permission to copy the heading from 'We the undersigned, etc...' to the end of the url of this Petition and to distribute it in an effort to obtain signatures to change this Law. )
http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/264941759


This site claims to have over a million people on it. More than 7000 in my network alone. My Petition has been averaging 10 signatures a day. Civil Rights don't seem to be much of a priority these days. The Government takes them away as they see fit, and everyone sits back and allows it to happen, they only get upset if it affects them personally. Where's the Justice going to come from if not from the people?
Congress could care less. They're probably getting a kick out of watching me fail, so are the Infringers. The large Corporations are going to keep getting richer at the expense of the little guy. Our art, writings, etc... are up for grabs. The lack of signatures and enthusiasm on this subject are appalling. Why don't we just let them take all of our Rights and see who cares then.
Who cares that someone elses rights are being trod upon and then taken away, right?
I've estimated that in order to get the amount of signatures that I felt that I needed to get this through Congress it would take approximately 15 years or more at this rate. I'm determined to get signatures. I've worked hard on this! I researched the Laws for Christs sake, and I have made no difference because of the indifferece of the masses. Why should I bother with this Issue anymore? No one really cares if someone gets ripped off, what matters is that it didn't happen to them.
Every time I believe that things are picking up they come to a screaching halt. It's more than a little bit discouraging, it's heartbreaking. I expected more support on this. I should've just sat back and complained about it. It would've gotten more attention that way, instead I stupidly set out to try to change things. To make a real difference. To make things right.
It's practically the same thing as somebody breaking into your home while you're away and taking whatever they want, except that what they're stealing with Infringement is a part of your very soul. The essence of your existence. Your job, your livelihood, the reason that God put you on this earth for.
I guess the joke is on me, huh?
Let them win. Let them take away our creative ambition, but don't complain when the Writers stop writing, Artists, stop painting,etc... No pictures. No Movies. No Books. No Games. No 'Art' of any kind, where's the entertainment going to come from then?
All of us are affected by it, but no one dare try to save it, all you'll get is opposition.
Next time you watch a movie, play a game, hear a beautiful song, remember the people that made it possible. They're the ones who are getting screwed!
Thank you for those of you who have cared enough to sign.
Respectfully and sincerely, Darlene


(You have my Permission to copy the heading from 'We the undersigned, etc...' to the end of the url of this Petition and to distribute it in an effort to obtain signatures to change this Law. )
http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/264941759



Apr 6, 2006
Focus: Government
Action Request: Petition
Location: United States
Hi, I'm still working to get rid of the 3-year Statute of Limitations on Copyrights. I was told that the reason they won't change this Law is because they don't want to be inundated with lawsuits.

So how many people are there that have had their 'works' stolen that couldn't stop it from happening, or collect when it did? Obviously, I am not alone.

They know what they're doing, and I think the Laws should be changed. If Infringers knew that we could sue them at any time, it will make at least some of them think twice before stealing our 'works.' Without the Lawsuits there are no criminal charges possible, meaning that there are no deterrents at all for Intellectual Copyright Theft!

Please help to restore our Copyright Protections.
Thank you for your time and consideration, Darlene
http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/264941759

Thank you. Respectfully and sincerely, Darlene

 

 
 
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