[linux-elitists] DCMA II
Brooklyn Linux Solutions CEO
Thu Apr 12 07:38:55 PDT 2001
So now what is our plan of action?
> The good news is that the United States has ceded its sole claim to
> idiocy in the field of asinine IP protections in the area of copyright.
> The bad news is that it's because of competition for that role from the
> The Register's Tom Greene has a nice writeup of some shitty news,
> passage of the analog of the US DMCA by the EC's invertebrate ministers
> in the Augue. Look, it's my feet, I've got dropped haitches.
> Find it here:
> EU Sanctifies Copyrights a la DMCA
> Mind you, there's some stomach-turning language in there, best take this
> *after* you've fortified yourself with that morning cuppa joe:
> "Firstly, right-holders have complete control over the manufacture,
> distribution, etc. of devices designed to circumvent anti-copying
> devices. A more flexible solution in this regard would have carried
> a greater risk of abuse and piracy."
> Bartender, I'll have a cocktail. Molotov. Better make that a double.
> Karsten M. Self <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
> What part of "Gestalt" don't you understand? There is no K5 cabal
> http://gestalt-system.sourceforge.net/ http://www.kuro5hin.org
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