[LINK] Now there's a turn up for the books...
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Sat Dec 2 11:36:36 AEDT 2006
At 10:37 PM 1/12/2006, Ivan Trundle wrote:
>Published Friday 1st December 2006 10:35 GMT
>The Internet Archive project has won an exemption from US copyright
>law, overcoming an obstacle which threatened the entire work of the
>not-for-profit group. It can now host copies of obsolete computer
>games and software without fear of prosecution.
Oh bloody good show! Now I can upload my 90 Gig drivers and hardware
>One of the six exemptions is for computer software or games for the
>purposes of preservation, but only if the original machine, format or
>technology involved is obsolete.
Ok so that's 6 months from the release date ;)
>"A format shall be considered obsolete if the machine or system
>necessary to render perceptible a work stored in that format is no
>longer manufactured or is no longer reasonably available in the
>commercial marketplace," it says.
iPods well fall into that :)
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