[LINK] Niels Ferguson - Censorship in action: why I don't publish my HDCP results
Tue, 21 Aug 2001 09:21:38 +1000
On Mon, 20 Aug 2001 at 09:13:20 +0100 Sean Neakums <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Under US copyright law, ... The DMCA has the
> effect of also enabling copyright holders to prevent one from
> exercising one's right to Fair Use,
Of course. I was referring to Australian conditions.
Historically, Australian copyright has been far more restrictive. Come to
think of it, under Australian copyright, technological copy protection is
unnecessary. Recent amendments (similar to the DMCA) are therefore redundant
and can safely be repealed. In fact they should be, if only in the interests
On Mon, 20 Aug 2001 at 11:34:44 +0200 Lars Gaarden <email@example.com> wrote:
> Is the danger of digital copyrigh infringement really
> so extreme that we should allow publishers to use
> measures that so obviously damage many of the other
> values considered important in a democracy?
In a word, no. But there's money involved, so they'll try. When democracy
meets greed, democracy has a hard fight on its hands.
In CRYPTO-GRAM, August 15, 2001 Bruce Schneier wrote:
> The entertainment industry is fighting a holding
> action, and fear, uncertainty, and doubt are their
And their tactics harm us all.
> We need to win this, and we need to win it quickly.
David Boxall | I have seen the past
firstname.lastname@example.org | and it works
| TJ Hooker