> >perhaps the reason that the tools are not used is that they are not
> >adequate for the task.  but it certainly does not follow that "if
> >one doesn't use the tools, then one does not care very much".
> or perhaps, one does not care enough ...

or perhaps, that building tools that actually solve these problems
as opposed to chipping away at the edges is (a) fundamentally difficult
(b) requires many kinds of expertise, most of them scarce, (c) has 
been frustrated by governments and patent holders who were bent 
on trying to control things, and (d) has not kept pace with the
development of the 'net.


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