how DMCA threatens the Mac digital hub

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by zimv20, Nov 22, 2002.

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    zimv20

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    fascinating article on what's going on legally in the digital content copyright wars. new laws could make it illegal to manufacture the very hw/sw apple is making now.

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    this is all, of course, driven by money. content creators want to charge for every viewing of their content, while donation-seeking politicians pass the laws that make this possible
    [/soapbox]

    here's the article

    wanna help? write your congresspersons!
     
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    topicolo

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    Interesting article. Given the possible ramifications of this, I'm surprised that we don't have a lively discussion going about this topic already.
     
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    zimv20

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    no kidding. maybe it's too heady. or too long.

    people will be upset when it happens, and wonder how it did. well, IT'S HAPPENING NOW! PAY ATTENTION, EVERYONE!
     

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