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

On 09/09/02 at 17:39, 'twas brillig and Tom scrobe:
> On Mon, Sep 09, 2002 at 11:32:06AM -0400, Ole Craig wrote:
> > 	Moreover, they don't have to sue the manufacturer -- all they
> > have to do is invoke 1701's "trafficking" clause to nail any would-be
> > importers.
> Let me get this straight: The MPAA is going to sue, say, WalMart over
> selling ("trafficking") cheap DVD players?

	They don't have to. 

	Trafficking is a *criminal* offense, meaning they can get the
DoJ to put the clamp on, CF. Adobe/Sklyarov. Which leaves me (and
several million other taxpayers) footing the bill, thankyouverymuch. 

Ole Craig * UNIX; postmaster, news, web; SGI martyr * CS Computing
Facility, UMass * <www.cs.umass.edu/~olc/pgppubkey.txt> for public key

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