[LINK] Digital Agenda Act blues
Mon, 5 Mar 2001 10:42:00 +1100 (EST)
On Mon, 5 Mar 2001, Nick Smith wrote:
> OK, some thoughts about the latest talk on the Digital Agenda Act:
> About the PS clockchippers: as far as I can see , I was going to say that
> Sony is overstating its case: that there is no law against taking a
> screwdriver to the back of your PS. (And a screw driver is not a
> 'circumvention device'.) It was always going to be actionable/illegal to
> offer to perform this service for other people or to make devices which are
> designed to get around copyright protections (and have no saving purpose).
The modification chips themselves may be covered though.
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