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Re: [dvd-discuss] CA Supreme Court hears Pavlovich Jurisdiction Challenge in DVDCCA case

On Sun, Sep 08, 2002 at 06:33:32PM -0700, D. C. Sessions wrote:
> > so the DVDCCA has an unwinnable case, unless their lawyers are
> > extremely stupid (or just greedy), they know it - and still they push
> > on. why? might it be that as long as the case is undecided, an
> > atmosphere of uncertainty keeps their monopoly alive?
> No, silly!  It's because the studios have so much more money
> than the defense that they figure they can bankrupt them
> before the case reaches checkmate.

that falls in the "extremely stupid" category then, because they've
already spent $4 mio in NY without that effect, and the Cal case has
been going on for even longer.

pub  1024D/2D7A04F5 2002-05-16 Tom Vogt <tom@lemuria.org>
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