David Golden wrote:
> Both would be even better... it's both immediate and lasting attention
> on the issue you want. It is important to deal with the perception that
> Ireland is a unified pro-software-patent front that the Irish lobby
> groups are building, when, well, it blatantly (to us...) isn't.
The best way to hit the scum in the pro-patent lobby would be to present
them as junkies lobbying on behalf of their dealer (the victims of ever
ending vulnerabilities and paid-for upgrades lobbying on behalf of
Microsoft). I've got a few more ideas but they are far nastier and far
more effective. You totally discredit them and show that they do not
represent the view of the Irish software industry.
Hit them so effectively that you take their heads off with the first
cut. This is a war and these people are the enemy - show them as such.
Engaging emotions works a lot better than using reason to fight the
Microsoft facilitates 99% of computer viruses.
Microsoft's software is used by terrorists and paedophiles.
Microsoft wants to destroy the Irish software industry.
Don't let them - No Software Patents!
Also, convince any politician that there will be an orchestrated
campaign against their relection on every major Irish website if they
don't vote to support the Irish software industry.
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