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RE: [dvd-discuss] More on the decision not to appeal the Felten c ase

At 04:51 PM 2/6/2002 -0800, Richard Hartman wrote:
>Question: aren't there non-DMCA effects of the letter
>to be addressed?  Didn't Felten get fired (or have to
>quit) as a result of this flap?  Shouldn't he be compensated
>for the fallout of what is now recognized as a non-offense?

You're thinking of Drew Dean, who, for highly principled reasons, quit his 
job at Xerox PARC.

PARC continues its slide from its once lofty vantage point, Drew is quite 
happily employed elsewhere.  He wasn't looking to quit then, but it ended 
up working out nicely for him.

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