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Re: [dvd-discuss] Bunner wins DeCSS trade secret appeal

On Monday 05 November 2001 10:21, you wrote:

> Also, MPEG is data, I'm sorry, but it isn't a computer "program" in any
> form of the word I know.  It's data interpreted by a program.  To me,
> there isn't much difference between a movie DVD and a Video tape or a
> still photo.  Should it be copyrightable, sure.  Its speach status should
> be the same as a video tape.  The fact that it's represented with 0s and
> 1s has little to do with it's function or purpose.

Is the "tape" in a virtualized Turing machine data or program?

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