And another Ubuntu convert!

Mario Vukelic mario.vukelic at
Sun Jan 25 21:55:58 UTC 2009

On Sun, 2009-01-25 at 18:37 +0100, Gilles Gravier wrote:
> That's not news. I was part of the lobby effort to cancel this law. It's
> NOT the DMCA. DMCA doesn't apply.
> And... by the way... EU Directives are not a law. Member states are
> asked to implement a local equivalent. Each state implements
> differently. Not all do.

The DMCA does not apply, but a directive will likely shape a very
similar law in all member states that does the same thing. The same
(plus maybe additional) software is affected as with the DMCA. What's
your point?

(And thanks for you efforts to lobby against it!)

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