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Re: [dvd-discuss]DMCA and the Church Of Scientology
Well, doesn't the CoS use their "technology" to turn their members into
"machines" that won't tell you the information until you pay them $$$?
What shouldn't be done is calling in the linking ruling that really
only applies to 2600 Magazine and nobody else.
On Wed, Apr 17, 2002 at 10:25:53AM +0100, Steve Hosgood wrote:
> How on earth can the Scientologists argue a way to misuse the DMCA so
> thoroughly as to get it into a case like this? There's surely no issue of
> Google somehow "bypassing a TPM" protecting a copyright work of the
> Scientologists is there?
> This is a straightforward-looking trademark dispute if it's anything. The
> only thing that seems vaguely "digital" about it is that it's a cyberspace
> dispute rather than a realworld one.
> Or is there more to it?
> Whatever, the more sad-git misuses of the DMCA, the better. It will help
> reduce the respect given to it - even by judges eventually.
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