Questions about Central Point Deluxe Option board

From: Michael Passer <>
Date: Mon Jul 1 13:36:00 2002

Certainly no one would ever have used one to make a backup of the
copy-protected software he legitimately purchased.

That it was primarily a piracy tool is the mentality that brought us the DMCA,
and that is driving the TCPA. That board did and does have legitimate,
non-infringing uses.

> 'course being able to read some other stuff was VERY handy, in being able
> to point to a use for it OTHER THAN piracy. Brown of Central Point was
> VERY adament that the board was NOT a tool for piracy, even though that's
> all that most folks ever used it for.
Received on Mon Jul 01 2002 - 13:36:00 BST

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.0 : Fri Oct 10 2014 - 23:35:01 BST