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dream.20070713: quiz

by Rob Friesel

The house feels very early-80s Rust Belt. A package has arrived in the mail for me; it is some kind of thick quiz. There are dozens of pages of line items, each a paragraph or two long; some of the exam questions even have diagrams. The test seems to be about copyright and fair use. It is peppered with obscure trivia. “In 1977 the XYZ toy company released a model train kit. The original production release included blue and yellow box cars labeled ‘Western Pacific’. [photograph] Production was quickly ceased and a year later the train kit was re-released with updated box cars, this time green and yellow. What was the updated label? Under what pretense was the XYZ toy company prosecuted?” These questions go on and on for pages and pages….

About Rob Friesel

Software engineer by day, science fiction writer by night. Author of The PhantomJS Cookbook and a short story in Please Do Not Remove. View all posts by Rob Friesel →

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