[kwlug-disc] Fwd: Re: [WLSG] Letter-writing meeting [urgent-ish]

Richard Weait richard at weait.com
Mon Jun 14 12:51:45 EDT 2010


On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 11:19 AM, Paul Nijjar <paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> - One core phrase that was floated around a lot was the idea that
>  "circumvention of digital locks should be allowed for non-infringing
>  purposes". That is, if the use that you would be using media for
>  would not be infringing copyright ordinarily, then breaking a
>  digital lock should be okay. It seems like an elegant way of
>  expressing the issue to me, but maybe I am on drugs.

Were these considered?  Are these any good?

"Circumvention of digital locks should not criminalize what is
otherwise non-infringing use."

"Fair dealing trumps anti-circ."



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