Re: [rumori] One more shot in the foot for the music industry

From: Porsupah (
Date: Fri Mar 01 2002 - 11:32:04 PST

On Friday, March 1, 2002, at 05:10 pm, Vicki Bennett wrote:

>> CD Technology Stops Copies, but It Starts a Controversy

  Worse, though, is the proposed SSSCA, which would *require*, under
force of law, all applicable devices to be designed with "digital rights
management". Coupled with the DMCA, which makes breaking any such
mechanisms illegal (as Dmitri Sklyarov found out).. it's not a
comforting scenario.

  A good story on the congressional farce in progress:


  Curiously, Intel actually spoke up against it:

  "We do not need to neuter the personal computer to be nothing more than
a videocassette recorder."

-- Porsupah

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