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Re: [SLE] The No DMCA license restricts US viewers of this site
  • From: michael norman <michaeltnorman@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2002 21:27:53 +0000
  • Message-id: <200210222127.53816.michaeltnorman@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 22 October 2002 19:27, Curtis Rey wrote:
> Too late, I'm a criminal. I don't have any pirated DVD's, mp3's, etc. If
> I want to patch my kernel with a security patch, set up the full featured
> Broodcast-2000 package, or block DRM on my system I will. It's my machine.
> I built it, I own it, I don't let others use it, and outside of the present
> DMCA/DRM lunacy, I obey the laws. Civil disobedience is what it's call.
> Just as Ghandi (or read his thoughts) in regards to it's effects.
>
> Cheers, Curtis
>
> On Tuesday 22 October 2002 09:37, zentara wrote:
> > What do you think of this?
> > http://www.thefreeworld.net/non-US/
> >
> > Can I really be fined just for reading something on the net?
> > This is scary.
> > Is this for real?

My question : how much of this lunacy will affect us outside of US ?

Mike

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