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Re: [opensuse] How to check the MD5 checksum in Windows
  • From: John Andersen <jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2006 18:11:11 -0900
  • Message-id: <200612171811.12615.jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 17 December 2006 12:18, Darryl Gregorash wrote:
> On 2006-12-17 11:19, Randall R Schulz wrote:
> > Anyway, if that's your concern just use re-writeable media to burn the
> > CD or DVD. But since optical media is pretty cheap and the likelihood
> > of a problem is pretty low, why bother?
>
> Check out the prices at bestbuy.ca -- there is a fee collected by a
> consortium run by the recording industry that pretty much doubles the
> price of blank media in Canada. We are led to believe (like the Queen of
> Hearts, I am capable of believing impossible things ;-) ) that the fee
> goes to the artists who actually created the music.

But at least a Canadian Court has ruled that music copying
and/or swapping is legal because of this fee if I am not mistaken.

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John Andersen
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