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

Well possession of tools means that somebody distributed them 
and if I tell someone else that's distributing - Catch-22.

Next month I'm on jury duty....hopefully it will be some nice simple 
case of concealed weapons, domestic abuse, murder or even 
malpractice (other case I've been on a jury or a panel) but NOT 
something involving copyright!

Judge:" What do you Know about copyright?"
ANswer "it's dead. Sonny Bono, the DMCA, and the failure of the 
DoJ to enforce Anti trust has killed it"
Judge:"Not in my courtroom it isn't. Contempt of court!"

Date sent:      	Mon, 3 Dec 2001 21:07:53 +0100
From:           	Tom <tom@lemuria.org>
To:             	dvd-discuss@eon.law.harvard.edu
Subject:        	Re: [dvd-discuss] The power of a click
Send reply to:  	dvd-discuss@eon.law.harvard.edu

> On Mon, Dec 03, 2001 at 11:50:51AM -0800, microlenz@earthlink.net
> wrote: > But your raise an interesting question. If posting it on a
> website is > illegal...what of downloading it and NOT posting it?
> the california suit is about trade secrets. as long as you don't
> redistribute, I believe (IANAL!) you are in the clear.
> NY is about DMCA. DMCA disallows distribution of tools, not posession
> (again, IANAL).
> besides, if you live in a country where READING something can land you
> in jail, then it really is time to leave.
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