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RE: [dvd-discuss] DMCA Twist

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Richard Hartman [mailto:hartman@onetouch.com]
> Sent: Thursday, August 29, 2002 5:21 PM
> To: 'dvd-discuss@eon.law.harvard.edu'
> Subject: RE: [dvd-discuss] DMCA Twist
> The TPM is the code in the iDVD application
> that prevents use of that application with any
> other drive.

Not a TPM under 1201 as it doesn't control access to
a copyrighted work.
a technological measure ''effectively controls access to a work'' if the 
measure, in the ordinary course of its operation, requires the application 
of information, or a process or a treatment, with the authority of the 
copyright owner, to gain access to the work. 

Won't iDVD work (minus the ability to actually burn a DVD) without a DVD
writer? If so, the ``circumvention measure'' doesn't change access to iDVD,
just extends it's capabilities.

Does the company distribute a modified version of iDVD, or does
it ship a patch that modifies software the user has already