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RE: [dvd-discuss] Postage Meters and the "Right to Tinker"
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- Subject: RE: [dvd-discuss] Postage Meters and the "Right to Tinker"
- From: "Richard Hartman" <hartman(at)onetouch.com>
- Date: Thu, 9 Jan 2003 12:02:08 -0800
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- Thread-topic: [dvd-discuss] Postage Meters and the "Right to Tinker"
No, but I thought that the work had to be digital.
A dead tree book would not qualify.
-Richard M. Hartman
186,000 mi/sec: not just a good idea, it's the LAW!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stephen L Johnson [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Thursday, January 09, 2003 11:56 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [dvd-discuss] Postage Meters and the "Right to Tinker"
> On Thu, 2003-01-09 at 13:04, Sham Gardner wrote:
> > How about another example. If you were sent an unsolicited
> dead-tree copy of
> > a book that had a padlock on it. Would you say it should be
> illegal for you
> > to remove that lock using whatever means you see fit, when
> the copyright
> > holder is offering to send you the key for a fee?
> I just had a disturbing and sickening thought. That example
> may actually
> qualify as a protection mechanism under the DCMA.
> I just reread section 1201. I didn't see anything which would
> it. Nothing in the section says anything about the technology
> having to
> be digital.
> Stephen L Johnson <email@example.com>