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

OK, typos are fixed on the NEW website:

--- Declan McCullagh <declan@well.com> wrote:
> Now if only he could spell DMCA right, that might be interesting.
> -Declan
> At 04:05 PM 8/15/2002 -0700, Bryan Taylor wrote:
> >Congressional candidate Tripp Helms has taken a public stand against the
> >http://www.helmsforcongress.com/dcma.html
> >
> >"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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