Fwd: [d at DCC] DRM, security, absurdity and Bill C-60

Peter plp-ysDPMY98cNQDDBjDh4tngg at public.gmane.org
Mon Nov 14 13:30:30 UTC 2005

>  Has anyone asked about a potential repeat of the Lexmark printer
> lawsuit or the other one about a company that reverse-engineered garage
> door opener codes?  What if Ford implements trivial technological
> measures to prevent any non-Ford oil-filters being used in Ford cars?
> Does circumventing that get you in trouble?

Of course it does. You don't really believe that the DRM measures are 
meant to 'protect the rights of artists' (who are suckered by the labels 

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