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Re: [dvd-discuss] Postage Meters and the "Right to Tinker"

Richard Hartman wrote:
> If running TurboTax is not a fair use, then I
> can't run it even if I _do_ buy a key from them . . .

It's not fair until you pay them an receive the authority.  It is not
the key that gives authority, but the copyright holder at the time you
exchange money for the key.  The key is just a token of the authority to
copy granted by the holder of the copyright.