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Re: [dvd-discuss] dmca international?

On Wed, Jan 16, 2002 at 08:19:35AM -0800, Michael A Rolenz wrote:
> I guess the question is that while COPYRIGHT applies to works, the DMCA is 
> not a law regarding copyrights but "protecting" access and prohibiting 
> tools that "circumvent" access schemes. 

that was part of my argument agains this, but the legal guy essentially
said "it does without question govern copyright". I guess this is one
of the "legal hooks" the various behind-the-scenes documents mentioned,
namely that because SOME of it governs a copyright aspect, ALL of it
gets the full advantage of international agreements.

clever, these guys.

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