I always think of that Squarepusher video, where (I think) in it, someone is watching a TV on which Tom Jenkinson is being interviewed by someone Japanese. The interviewer asks (in Japanese, English subtitled) something like "How do you play all the instruments at the same time?" And Tom responds: "Don't you fucking understand anything?"
(At least the EFF didn't sign off on the petition, though their newsletters discuss some more intelligent concerns.
Update: someone from the EFF discussing all this.)