"There are many indications that a similar change is in the works for all forms of replicable art: novels, pictures, movies, and any futuristic form of creative expression you can think of - weather arranging, say, or teledildonics. It won't be the end of the world, and it won't happen overnight, but it does appear to signal the end of the intellectual copyright system upon which so many people's livelihoods depend today. ... Under people like Edgar Bronfman, Jr., movie and record companies are morphing into armies of lawyers, even threatening to sue their artists' fans. Geddy Lee of Rush knows musicians who've actually proposed encrypting their CDs with hostile viruses. Now there's a scenario I'd like to share with William Gibson: in the twenty-first century the relationship between musician and fan will be one of war." Interestingly, this article will only be archived for three months. I'll leave it to the audience to decide if this merely demonstrates a profound misunderstanding of the Net on the part of the publisher, a piss-poor attempt at copyright protection or both.