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Re: [dvd-discuss] Some opinions on the appellate court's decision (longish)

Or rather copyright should not be extended to a multitude of things 
merely to provide protection for a special interest...

Date sent:      	Fri, 30 Nov 2001 00:23:13 +0100
From:           	Claus Fischer <claus.fischer@clausfischer.com>
To:             	Scott A Crosby <crosby@qwes.math.cmu.edu>
Copies to:      	dvd-discuss@eon.law.harvard.edu
Subject:        	Re: [dvd-discuss] Some opinions on the appellate court's decision (longish)
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> On Thu, Nov 29, 2001 at 05:57:57PM -0500, Scott A Crosby wrote:
> : So, since blueprints are now fully functional, have they lost
> copyright?
> Exactly. The point is, the capability of machines is ever increasing,
> and many things which are not done yet are not a matter of capability
> but merely of cost and efficiency. Do we want to allow all speech
> which has potentially functional aspects to lose its protection?
> Claus
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> Claus Fischer <claus.fischer@clausfischer.com>
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