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RE: [dvd-discuss] Diebold uses DMCA to suppress embarrassing memos
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- Subject: RE: [dvd-discuss] Diebold uses DMCA to suppress embarrassing memos
- From: "Richard Hartman" <hartman(at)onetouch.com>
- Date: Mon, 3 Nov 2003 08:33:41 -0800
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- Thread-topic: [dvd-discuss] Diebold uses DMCA to suppress embarrassing memos
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tim Neu [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Friday, October 31, 2003 5:04 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [dvd-discuss] Diebold uses DMCA to suppress embarrassing
> On Fri, Oct 31, 2003 at 03:06:01PM -0800, Richard Hartman wrote:
> > I presume the protection mechanism is there to
> > protect the votes.
> > Votes are _facts_, and therefore not subject
> > to copyright.
> I think if the recorded votes were facts, they would not be
> in such hot
> water right now... Much of the controversy is based on the suspected
> voter fraud. Assuming voter fraud has taken place, the votes
> would be a
> work of fiction fixed in tangible form, and would receive copyright
> protection. Right?
-Richard M. Hartman
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