L. Neil Smith's
THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE
Number 28, May 15, 1997
Enterprise Publisher Fucks Up Bigtime
By L. Neil Smith
Exclusive to The Libertarian Enterprise
Through a misunderstanding that was entirely my fault, Issue 25
of The Libertarian Enterprise featured an article entitled "The
Final Prejudice", by David Deutsch firstname.lastname@example.org
which I had not yet obtained permission to publish.
I offer no excuse for this monstrous breach of intellectual
property rights, although I have assured David that it was entirely
accidental. To my immeasurable relief, he has been gentleman enough
to forgive me, provided certain reasonable conditions are met.
One of them, mostly self-imposed, is to apologize, which I have
done wholeheartedly. Another is to point out that at the time of the
error, David was neither a contributor nor a subscriber ("yet", he
has been decent enough to add) to The Libertarian Enterprise. I
enjoyed his article and hope he'll see fit to write for us in the
Another is to correct the spelling of his name as it appeared in
the bio at the end of the article: D - E - U - T - S - C - H. This
will be corrected in the version of David's article that appears on
the TLE home page (please, Ken), and subscribers are requested to
correct it in any copies they may possess.
Finally, David asks me to inform TLE readers that he is a
physicist at the University of Oxford, author of The Fabric of
Reality (we'll be reviewing David's book here, as soon as we receive
a copy from his U.S. publisher), and maintains a web site at
Thanks again, David,
L. Neil Smith
The Libertarian Enterprise
L. Neil Smith is the award-winning author of The Probability
Broach, Pallas, Henry Martyn, and other novels, as well as
publisher of The Libertarian Enterprise, available free by e-mail
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