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Re: [SLE] The No DMCA license restricts US viewers of this site
  • From: jaakko tamminen <jaakko.tamminen@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2002 22:42:05 +0300
  • Message-id: <200210232242.05584.jaakko.tamminen@xxxxxxxxxx>
Hi

I believe it won't affect us in Europe.. Luckilly we don't have M$ that needs
protection from outside... And finally it is legal to have strong DES
algorithm here too.. No M$ protection anymore :-)

Jaska.


On Wednesday 23 October 2002 00:27, michael norman wrote:
> 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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