InfoWorld: DMCA Horror Show
Nov 02, 2002, 05:30 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Russell Pavlicek)
[ Thanks to Jason
Greenwood for this link. ]
"Well, it's that time of year again when horrifying things
terrorize people in their dreams. Ghoulish tales fill the air. And
grown people peek over their shoulders in fear.
"No, I'm not talking about Halloween. It's time again to
consider the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).
"For those who don't recall the bill, the DMCA was supposed to
be the magic legal bullet that would protect copyright holders from
efforts to crack security measures protecting intellectual
property. Although that may sound reasonable and business-friendly,
it has proved to be otherwise--especially when it comes to