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    From: jmsatb5@aol.com (Jms at B5)
 Subject: ATTN JMS: Article in MIT Technology Review with you
      To: rec.arts.sf.tv.babylon5.moderated  
    Date: 5/1/2000 3:22:00 PM  

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>To the part in which he spoke of you, I can only hope that you were
>putting on your sarcasm cap and channeling for the TimeWarner
>execs: "J. Michael Straczynski, executive producer of the cult
>television series 'Babylon 5,' was speaking to the students in my
>science fiction class at MIT. One student asked him what he thought
>about 'fans,' and after a pause, he replied, 'You mean, copyright
>infringers.'

>The remark was met with nervous laughter and mutual
>misunderstanding." That's all he wrote concerning the comment.

>I always was under the impression that you didn't mind the fans or
>their sites. (Of course I realize that TimeWarner owns it all, but
>attributing this comment to you caught my eye). Might this just be an
>incorrect characterization of the session you led?

I did not say "fans." I said "fan fiction." I sent a very pointedly written
note to the site correcting this some time ago; I think you will find this in
the feedback section.

jms

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