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Re: [dvd-discuss] When you though things couldn't get any weirder...
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- Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2003 20:01:49 -0700
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On 16 Jul 2003 at 18:47, Seth Johnson wrote:
Date sent: Wed, 16 Jul 2003 18:47:33 -0400
From: Seth Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Organization: Real Measures
Subject: Re: [dvd-discuss] When you though things couldn't get any
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> Fortunately (not for me, because I forwarded that URL around), this is a
> hoax. The two internal links are to pages on www.scoopthis.com, whose
> header reads, "Because if it's on the net, it must be true."
> I gotta learn. Too outrageous, how could I have let myself be fooled?
"Copyright for 95 yrs or life + 70, jail time for telling one how to read an
ebook, millions of dollars defending DeCSS, the MPAA trying to get Jon declared
a juvenile delinquent of dangerous tendencies, an RIAA lawyer that barely
passed evidence giving testimony to the government...oh Toto...Toto...Auntie
Em....", "Dorothy wake up...you've had a terrible dream..."
If it weren't too close to the truth it wouldn't have fooled you.
> Stephen L Johnson wrote:
> > A friend of mine forwarded me this link:
> > http://www.411mania.com/music/news/article.php?news_id=3586
> > Snippet:
> > -----
> > According to MTV.com, Metallica are suing independant Canadian rockers
> > Unfaith over what they call "unsanctioned usage of two chords
> > [Metallica] have been using since 1982 : E and F."
> > -----
> > According to an MTV.com article link in the article, it's a trademark
> > infringement case. Huh!?!? Since when does the PTO allow a trademark
> > consisting of a sequence of two cords?
> DRM is Theft! We are the Stakeholders!
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