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[dvd-discuss] Re: NC Candidate for Congress wants to "fix" or "repeal" the DMCA

Now if only he could spell DMCA right, that might be interesting.


At 04:05 PM 8/15/2002 -0700, Bryan Taylor wrote:

>Congressional candidate Tripp Helms has taken a public stand against the DMCA:
>"Rather than modify existing copyright law to incorporate changes appropriate
>to changes in technology, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act undermines fair
>use and "first sale" principles, and it has the potential to stifle academic
>research and learning, as well as to undermine the Internet's potential to
>become this millennium's greatest means of expression for those who love
>freedom and liberty and want to preserve them. If we can't fix the DCMA, then
>we need to repeal it and pass a law that respects the principles on which this
>country was founded. "
>Helms is running for Congress as a Democrat in the 8th District of North
>Carolina. It is nice to finally find somebody to be for.
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