Piracy is Progressive Taxation, and Other Thoughts on the Evolution of Online Distribution
Subject:   Why "flat" display of comments is necessary
Date:   2003-10-15 18:28:19
From:   anonymous2
Response to: Why "flat" display of comments is necessary

Why is it unreasonable to ask a website owner to make thier pages "dial-up friendly"? Is it any worse than a blind person asking for it to be text-to-speech reader compatible?

One of the main arguments about file sharing and web publishing is that you want to make the content available to as many people as possible. And that includes people who don't have broadband access (whether it is due to economic, social or geographical reasons) and people who may be sharing a high speed link with hundreds or even thousands of other people.