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Re: Re: Re: Defence Deals

Please help make the Manifesto better, or accept it, and propagate it!

I am not convinced the Press should be allowed to get away with its biases
and interests while claiming to be Free. Either it be really Free or wear
its interests on its sleeve. The power of the Press is too big for us to
allow it to fool the consumers. Hence I am interested in knowing why the
IB had interrogated this dotcom. Because if it hasn't been Free, then all
its products has to be branded as such and then allowed into the market.

Branded as what, Mr Rao ? 
somehting like


I hope you realise that this creats more problems than it solves. Its
easier that the news comes unbranded and you personally choose to attach a
"brand" to it.

If the IB had interrogated one of its (three) main players, for whatever
reason, the citizenry has to know those reasons to be able to value its
products appropriately. I believe the dotcom's videos have certainly made
the nation sit-up. In front of the TV. The thinking part, I am not sure
what it is about that you say it does. I am looking for a detailed report
on the IB's reasons. And this I have not come across in the Press, after
that initial report of that interrogation having occured.

I don't think we should be forever raining on the government without
checking about the Free in the Free Press. Otherwise it is merely
exchanging one monster for another, and a less controllable one at that.

you're quite wrong in my opinion. the press is a lesser monster than
government because the government is a monopoly and a monopoly based on
force. You can have n number of presses, but only one government. So, the
tendency remains to abuse this monopoly and indulge in corrupt practices.
We can start a press with a pre-defined or even undefined bias and leave
the customer to choose. have you seen a "choice" in central governments ?

the press is uncontrollable and thank god for that. when the government is
also uncontrollable, we have to sit up and do somehting about it.


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