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Re: [dvd-discuss] The power of a click

Tom writes:

: On Mon, Dec 03, 2001 at 12:06:45PM -0500, Peter D. Junger wrote:
: > Is it true that DeCSS can be launched with  a single click.
: > Is there a DeCSS icon?  Was there a DeCSS icon for the
: > program that 2600 published on its web site?
: why are so many people discussing DeCSS with guesses and speculation,
: when you can remove your ignorance by a simple download?
: I've seen with amusement arguments here about source code protection
: (decss as published by jon johansen and 2600 is a windos binary) or
: questions about the interface or the functionality that would be easily
: answered by LOOKING at the damn program.
: (not a personal attack on Peter - your posting just incited me to this
: long awaited reply)

There are those of us who use Linux and cannot remove our ignorance
of how---at least the original DeCSS---works by downloading it.

But I admit that my point was to a large extent rhetorical.  

On the other hand, if there is a motion for rehearing and it tries
to make this point, there will be needed something more to establish the
fact than rhetorical questions.

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