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RE: [dvd-discuss] Hearing on "Sovereign Immunity and the Protection of Intellectual Property"

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> From: microlenz@earthlink.net [mailto:microlenz@earthlink.net]
> Similar problems came up in the 70s from the Kent State 
> Shooting. Sueing 
> the jackass governor and national guard general required the 
> state of Ohio 
> to waive its sovereign immunity...but that's an interesting 
> thought on states 
> providing circumvention devices...somehow I don't think it 
> will happen.  

Oh, I dunno.  A state college or university would be a
"state agency", and I can imagine that the could do a lot
of work on circumvention devices that the wouldn't hesitate
to publish (or otherwise make available).

-Richard M. Hartman

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