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Re: [dvd-discuss] apeals court ruling

On Wednesday 28 November 2001 21:58, you wrote:

> It's all so depressing.

Look on the bright side.  The 2nd Circuit is directly opposed
to the 9th on this, which almost certainly means Supreme
Court review.  If the 2nd had wriggled out of a direct conflict
in this one, we might have had a tangle of case law that
*in* *effect* removed First Amendment protection for the
written word, but did it in roundabout fashion.  By the time
the USSC got into the act, the secondary effects would be
well-established beyond reversal.

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