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Re: [dvd-discuss] The 2nd Front

On Sun, 16 Dec 2001, Jim Bauer wrote:

>         [No person shall circumvent a technological measure for the purpose
>         of copyright infringement that effectively controls access to a work
>         protected under this title. The prohibition contained in the
>         preceding sentence shall take effect at the end of the 2-year
>         period beginning on the date of the enactment of this chapter. ]

Huh... Copyright infringement is already illegal. What does this clause

Thats like saying that 'threatening someone with a plastic knife for
purposes of robbery is illegal', when the act of robbery itself is already
illegal, and has been for decades.