And another Ubuntu convert!
gilles at gravier.org
Sun Jan 25 17:38:43 UTC 2009
Derek Broughton wrote:
> 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
And still doesn't apply in France... nor anywhere ELSE than in the USA,
as far as I understand US law.
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