Russian Programmer Not Eager to be Celebrity (was Re: Daily News, August 13, 2001)

R. A. Hettinga rah at
Mon Aug 13 10:32:54 EDT 2001

At 5:40 AM -0600 on 8/13/01, wrote:

> Russian Programmer Not Eager to be Celebrity
>      Dmitry Sklyarov, the Russian programmer whose arrest last month
> became a rallying cry for the international digerati, is a reluctant
> celebrity. Released on bail on charges of violating a controversial
> copyright law, the 26-year-old graduate student was taken aback to learn
> he had become a poster child for free speech, with a world-spanning
> network of supporters.
>      Read the article: @

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