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Re: [dvd-discuss] Geeks in government: A good idea?

On 16 Aug 2002 at 16:07, Noah silva wrote:

Date sent:      	Fri, 16 Aug 2002 16:07:25 -0400 (EDT)
From:           	Noah silva <nsilva@atari-source.com>
To:             	dvd-discuss@eon.law.harvard.edu
Subject:        	Re: [dvd-discuss] Geeks in government: A good idea?
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> Actually... I can.
> As for losing the rights to sell players in the US... make a shell company
> that makes the CSS free players...

And where are the free Windows players? Now that the DeCSS, a trade secret is 
known, where are they? or the Linux ones? or GNU, GPL? As long as the MPAA can 
drag out Pavlovich. Keep the C&D letters going with the blessings of Judge. 
Kaplan , they have achieved their goal. Declan may be right here...and 
everybody should now go to project gutenberg and download a copy of the works 
of Thoreau and read the essay on civil disobedience...

>  -- noah  silva 
> On Fri, 16 Aug 2002, Ken Arromdee wrote:
> > On Fri, 16 Aug 2002, Tom wrote:
> > > > look at things not done by individuals, there's been a huge effect; for
> > > > instance, you just can't walk to the store and buy a region-free,
> > > > Macrovision-free, DVD player.  If it weren't for the law, you could.