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Re: [dvd-discuss] Re: Correction: ReplayTV: Some Citizens Consumers,Some Not
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- Subject: Re: [dvd-discuss] Re: Correction: ReplayTV: Some Citizens Consumers,Some Not
- From: mickey <mickeym(at)mindspring.com>
- Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2002 21:04:50 -0400
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Derek Fawcus wrote:
>Michael A Rolenz wrote:
>>And as I recall, the question has been asked in court or at the DMCA
>>hearings and the answer was that it wasn't an issue NOW but may become an
>>issue in the future....say 20 yrs from now. I realize that the courts
>>would consider a lawsuit today on the DRMs preventing works from entering
>>the PD as premature. If Eldred v Aschcroft doesn't overturn CTEA, then in
>>20 yrs it really may be too late.
>Except I happen to have a Region 1 DVD with copyright expired works, and
>it's got CSS applied to it.
>The DVD in question is "The Complete UNCENSORED Private SNARFU" from
>Bosko Video. My understanding is that all of the cartoons contained
>on this DVD are copyright expired. US produced during WW-II and
>expired due to your pre Berne Convention rules.
>So is it as simple as someone in the US buying a copy of it, then suing
>'cause CSS is preventing the works from entering the PD?
Is it available on some other media or in some other format? hmm, no