[linux-elitists] Our new DMCA case

Marcia Wilbur aicra@well.com
Mon Oct 13 15:10:36 PDT 2003


actually, sunncomm dropped the case on the 10th.


-marcia

On Mon, 13 Oct 2003, Matthew Galgoci wrote:

>
> Lovely. Hopefully this will show at least two things in a court of law:
>
> 1) how absurd the letter of the dmca actually is
>
> 2) how silly suncomm's 'innovative' copyright protection scheme is
>
> I suppose computers that ship with a keyboard that has a shift key and a
> non-microsoft os don't count as a circumvention device since the suncomm
> product was designed for windows only.
>
> On Thu, 9 Oct 2003, Jonathan Corbet wrote:
>
> > It's official: the shift key is now a circumvention device.
> >
> > 	http://news.com.com/2100-1025-5089168.html
> > 	http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/6/33322.html
> >
> > They say they wanna do criminal charges too.
>
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