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RE: [dvd-discuss] Pro DMCA Argument Information ?

The best summary of the situation that I am aware of is here:


This is a "for comment" draft that the author posted to this list, but it
really does cover the issue quite well.  Warning: it is fairly long and

-Richard M. Hartman

186,000 mi./sec ... not just a good idea, it's the LAW!

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dean Sanchez [mailto:DSanchez@fcci-group.com]
> Sent: Monday, January 28, 2002 1:07 PM
> To: Dvd Discussion Group (E-mail)
> Subject: [dvd-discuss] Pro DMCA Argument Information ?
> I trying to put together a position paper to help order my 
> thoughts so that when I'm talking with friends and colleagues 
> about the DMCA I can present coherent reasons.   In order to 
> better develop a clear and concise refutation of the DMCA and 
> the reasons for its existence, I was looking for information 
> on the reasons proponents of the DMCA state it is necessary.  
> However, a Google search returns an enormous number of hits 
> with most either being an explanation of the Act or 
> opposition to it.  Aside from a generic "We need it to stop 
> piracy", I have been unable to find even a single site, 
> journal or magazine article enumerating the reasons it is 
> necessary when one considers the fact that we already have 
> laws regarding copyright.
> Does anyone know of a source or sources that I can reference?