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Re: [dvd-discuss] So what is SonicBlue selling? DO I have to use to use thespyware?
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- Subject: Re: [dvd-discuss] So what is SonicBlue selling? DO I have to use to use thespyware?
- From: "Lars Gaarden" <larsg(at)eurorights.org>
- Date: Tue, 7 May 2002 16:14:24 +0200
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From: "Michael A Rolenz" <Michael.A.Rolenz@aero.org>
> Here's a subversive question...what would be the legal status of someone
> who modified his computer to search for and block the courts's directed
> spyware program to return NOTHING or a note stating that the information
> request has been blocked?
Or faking information?
"This ReplayTV has sent 35 copies of Caligula to email@example.com"
Doesn't privacy law apply?
I think Mike Godwin mentioned that a similar discovery in the Betamax
case (to uncover user habits) was performed by a survey, with opt-out
provisions. Seems a lot more sensible than court-ordered spyware.