(OT) Unauthorized copying ... was Re: (no subject)

From: Sean 'Captain Napalm' Conner <spc_at_conman.org>
Date: Fri Jan 17 22:10:02 2003

It was thus said that the Great Paul Berger once stated:
> I'm having fun watching companies as they use the DMCA for stopping
> competing products like universal garage door openers (Chamberlain vs
> skylink) and competing toner cartridges (Lexmark vs. Static Control
> Components). This is a totally wacked system with a runaway program.

  But a public company is more or less forced to do such stupid things to
fulfil it's fudiciary responsibility to the shareholders or they're then
liable to be sued by said shareholders for not increasing the value of the

> > Ok, the day you read in the paper that I blew up Disney's headquarters,
> > I'll also be sending you a check for One Million Dollars!!
> That would be an act of commercial terrorism ... even talking about it
> could land your ass in jail! :^)

  Gee, one could ask what happened to the First Amendment ...

  -spc (But I suppose even that could get you into jail nowadays ... )
Received on Fri Jan 17 2003 - 22:10:02 GMT

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