Enough monkeys, all carrying typewriters of course.. This argument would probably not stand up in court though, since infinite monkeys would also eventually retype The Stand, but that would not make it public domain.
To continue the thought exercise (in futility) all information, known and unknown, coprighted, patented, secret and not, is encoded in the quantum fluctuations of the Universe which surrounds us. It's not in a vault, or sealed package in an RIAA drawer... Hell, anything on the radio and TV is beamed out into space! And the source code for Windows 2000 can be decoded from the vibrations of the atoms that make up the rug under my feet.
But such decoding would require reverse engineering of the encryption, and this makes the DMCA a very pesky thing. Of course, God is the patent holder on that cipher, and I don't think He would mind. God's EULA is a pretty simple 10 point list, and his license is even more permissive than the LGPL. :)
/me backs away from the deep end before going off of it...
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