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[dvd-discuss] Re: Lexmark Decision

> The simple fact is that this particular monolithic block of bits is
> the only block of bits that will allow a cartridge to function on
> this printer.

	Arguably, this isn't right. There are other blocks of bits
which will work. However, it is almost impossible for someone else to
*find* or *derive* those other blocks of bits, because that would
require knowing both Lexmark's language *and* program authentication

	Abstractly, Lexmark has done some sort of legal hat-trick -
leveraged trade-secret to copyright and then to the DMCA.

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