[kwlug-disc] are you going to be a criminal?

Chris Frey cdfrey at foursquare.net
Thu Jun 3 17:34:52 EDT 2010


On Thu, Jun 03, 2010 at 05:13:08PM -0400, Lori Paniak wrote:
> 
> I think this attempt (third try?) is coming pretty close to being
> acceptable.  All that is needed is a clause allowing lock circumvention
> for personal purposes.  

Rather, remove the whole idea of digital locks being legally enforcable in
the first place.

Digital locks enforced by law are the equivalent of a two-class copyright
system.  Those that make the locks make the rules, regardless of how
balanced the rest of the copyright act is.

- Chris




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