"This old SGI" page - anyone have a copy?

From: Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com>
Date: Fri Feb 20 18:03:51 2004

On Fri, 20 Feb 2004, Corda Albert J DLVA wrote:

> Out of curiosity, what were they complaining about? If it's just the use
> of the SGI logo, that's easily remedied (I'll replace it with something
> non-copyrighted... wasn't there a picture somewhere on the web of a
> Rack Onyx sitting next to a dumpster?).
> If, however, it concerns contents, (i.e. hardware hacks to the machine)
> that may be another matter... however, I don't see how they could
> pursue this, as long as you're not reverse-engineering a PROM. I still
> believe you're allowed to take things apart, fix 'em and put 'em back
> together again.

Welcome to the era of the DCMA. We don't care what you're doing with it.
We don't even care if the law doesn't apply. We just want you to do what
we say or we'll a$$ f!_at_k you mercilessly [1].

[1] Splendid imagery supplied courtesy of the big business interests that
got this bill passed.

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