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Law.com: Thieves R Us

Apr 22, 2001, 22:00 (21 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mike Godwin)


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Mike Godwin, formerly staff counsel for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, weighs in with his opinions on CPRM, Content Protection for Recordable Media:

"This combination of law and hardware means that there's a real possibility that someday soon I won't be able to choose between computer products that employ such schemes and those that don't. If that day comes, I don't know how the market will respond, but I know how I will. To the extent possible, I'll stop buying new computer equipment altogether. I'm guessing at least some other computer buyers will make that decision, too."

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