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[dvd-discuss] Re: is this real? Suing the keyboard co?

On Tue, 28 Oct 2003 13:25:27 -0800, "Richard Hartman" <hartman@onetouch.com> writes:

> I'm sorry, but the "Shift" key came first.  If they
> design their protection so that a -pre-existing- mechanism
> bypasses it, it's their _design_ that is at fault.

Well, there is embed, where a student got a DMCA C&D about a 1997
program he wrote. 1997 being the year before the DMCA was even
enacted, and three years before the the relevant parts were enforcable.