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RE: [dvd-discuss] You can go swimming, but....
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- From: John Galt <galt(at)inconnu.isu.edu>
- Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2002 21:24:41 -0600 (MDT)
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There MIGHT be licensing laws as well for teaching. There also isn't a
law that says that you can't do open-heart surgery on yourself, but
there IS a corresponding law that you cannot teach open-heart surgery
On Tue, 23 Jul 2002, Ballowe, Charles wrote:
>Even if it takes an MD to do a tattoo, I don't think they can say a
>person isn't allowed to take a tattoo gun to their own body in the
>privacy of their own home. Nor does it prevent one from telling others
>how to do the same.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: mickey [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
>> Sent: Tuesday, July 23, 2002 11:29 AM
>> To: email@example.com
>> Subject: Re: [dvd-discuss] You can go swimming, but....
>> I see the cases as similar because of the authority issue.
>> How do I become authorized to perform the conduct required to apply a
>> tatoo (or watch a dvd)? There is an FA right to bear a
>> tatoo, but there
>> is a process to make a tatoo that requires legal authorization.
>> Similarly, there is an FA right to fair use access, and there is a
>> process to access the content that requires authorization.
>> The difference is that, in the first case, there will be a documented
>> legal process that clearly defines how one becomes authorized. In the
>> case of fair use access to content, however, the process to become
>> authorized now requires the consent of a private party.
>> Before the DMCA, a doctrine of law authorized the conduct of fair use
>> access, to which the copyright holder likely would not have
>> After the DMCA, the consent of the copyright holder becomes
>> the key to
>> Steve Hosgood wrote:
>> >Mickym wrote:
>> >>"State attorneys argued the law, which prohibits tattooing
>> by anyone
>> >>other than a doctor, is a public health issue. The justices upheld
>> >>White's conviction, saying the First Amendment right to
>> have a tattoo is
>> >>a separate issue from the process of tattooing."
>> >>How does one argue against that?
>> >You probably don't. I can think of quite a few scenarios
>> where a "right"
>> >is only there under certain provisos. You have a "right" to
>> be a doctor, but
>> >you can only practice as a doctor if you get qualified to do
>> so by certain
>> >You have a "right" to drive, but if you want to do so on
>> public highways, you
>> >must have a valid driving licence. Etc.
>> >Public health/safety issues will always infringe a bit on
>> "rights" but
>> >hopefully, under a sensible regime, both can co-exist
>> without excessive
>> >( In the UK, tattoo artists don't AFAIK have to be doctors,
>> but if they're not
>> >members of the Guild of Tattooists (or whatever) I suspect
>> no-one would go
>> >near them! )
>> > --------------
>> >The question is, does the US tattoo case (above) have any
>> influence on whether
>> >your DVD player has to be approved by the DVDCCA in order to
>> play the DVDs *you
>> >bought* (in the US)?
>> >No public health/safety issues there, surely? :-)
>> >In fact, I'm having trouble seeing any parallels at all
>> between the two!
>> >Steve Hosgood |
>> >firstname.lastname@example.org | "A good plan
>> today is better
>> >Phone: +44 1792 203707 + ask for Steve | than a
>> perfect plan tomorrow"
>> >Fax: +44 70922 70944 | -
>> Conrad Brean
>> > http://tallyho.bc.nu/~steve | ( from the
>> film "Wag the Dog" )
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