And another Ubuntu convert!
derek at pointerstop.ca
Sun Jan 25 15:58:06 UTC 2009
Mario Vukelic wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-01-22 at 07:06 +0100, Gilles Gravier wrote:
>> DMCA doesn't apply in France. Only in the USA...
> I have news for you:
> Unlike Section 1201 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, which only
> prohibits circumvention of access control measures, InfoSoc Directive
> also prohibits circumvention of copy protection measures, making it
> potentially more restrictive.
Potentially. They're taking different directions. DMCA sometimes makes it
illegal for me to play a DVD, which I legally own, on my laptop. The
InfoSoc directive does not, aiui. So DMCA is _also_ potentially more
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