[techtalk] UCITA info (was: Free FrameMaker beta for Linux)
coderman at mindspring.com
Tue Feb 29 17:02:25 EST 2000
Kelly Lynn Martin wrote:
> On Tue, 29 Feb 2000 15:32:30 -0600, Snarfblat <coderman at mindspring.com> said:
> >Actually, its the DCMA that prohibits certain reverse engineering.
> DMCA only prohibits the reverse-engineering of a "copyright license
> management system". Generally, reverse engineering is neither
> permitted nor forbidden by DMCA.
Yes. So now anything that is encrypted for security reasons. Anything
at all, a book, CD's, DVD's etc. Are under the exclusive rights of the
copyright holder. Not just the content, but how, when, and where you
can even view the content. Which I believe to be a severe infringement
on personal rights. This isnt about copyright integrity, this is about
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