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

Noah silva writes:

: On Mon, 5 Nov 2001, Michael A Rolenz wrote:
: As soon as you publish
: something with no copyright notice, it loses any copyright status.

That statement is false.  Copyright notices are not required under
the 1976 Copyright Act.  A work is protected by copyright as soon as it
is written down---``fixed''---in a tangible medium of expression and
it remains copyrighted after publication.

Peter D. Junger--Case Western Reserve University Law School--Cleveland, OH
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