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Re: [dvd-discuss] IDSA Forces Arcade Game Manual Archive Offline

On Tue, 24 Jun 2003 microlenz@earthlink.net wrote:
> IANAL but would this qualify as an abuse of copyright issue? They own
> the copyright but are using it to prevent the use of personal property.
> I'd say so.

They're not preventing the USE of the property.  They're just not telling
how to do what you want to do.

But this isn't anything new.  It seems to me that copyrights are used as
often to prevent the dissemination of information as incent dissemination
these days.

Look at the Scientologists.

     Jeme A Brelin
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