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

On Sun, Aug 18, 2002 at 02:45:58AM +0200, Lars Gaarden (larsg@eurorights.org) wrote:
> It would however be interesting to see how they are able to argue
> that selling region free/multiregion players is illegal.

Protection of technological measures. Article 6.

> > This is referred to as parallelimport
> > and is an amendment to Norwegian copyright law introduced by a single
> > politician in 1993. Despite the Justice Department being critical of the
> > amendment, it passed. A group of 3 politicians tried to get it removed
> > in 1997 and 1998. A recent report from the Judicial Faculty at the
> > University of Oslo concludes that the law has to be revised as soon as
> > possible.
> (Url?)

Jon Johansen


MR. LEVY:  I'm sorry, your Honor. I actually have a technology expert
  with me. Would the Court like to or would they agree to hear a very
  brief statement on this point from that expert?
THE COURT: No.    -- MPAA v. Reimerdes injunction hearing, 2000/01/21