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RE: [dvd-discuss] Sen. Hatch supports remote destruction

On Tue, 2003-06-17 at 19:08, Phil Gengler wrote:
> Violating the DMCA implies you're violating copyright laws, but
> violating copyright laws doesn't mean you're violating the DMCA.

No. The first part of your statement is not necessarily true. I can be
violating the DCMA by ripping some "Exclusive Bonus Material" on a DVD.
But the purpose of the copying to is to provide an except to emphasis a
point in my online video critique of the DVD. That falls well within the
bounds of fair use.  

> On Tue, 2003-06-17 at 20:04, Richard Hartman wrote:
> > Violating copyright laws and violating the DMCA are _not_ the same thing.
> > 
> > Vigilante actions are typically against the law -- law enforcement is in the hands of the police agencies, not the individual (or the corporations).