[clug] [OT] EMI "copy control" on Linux

Jepri jepri at webone.com.au
Mon Mar 29 13:39:43 GMT 2004

Alex Satrapa wrote:
> On 20 Feb 2004, at 21:16, Grant Baldwin wrote:
>>     * At the same time it allows Australia considerable flexibility to
>> implement the Agreement in a way that reflects the interests of our
>> domestic interest groups and Australia's legal and regulatory
>> environment."
>> In other words: not a direct implementation of the fundamentally broken
>> DMCA laws.
> And now we have the Presidential candidates promising to be tougher on 
> enforcing trade agreements with other countries. Just how flexible will 
> these trade agreements be, do you think?
> How soon until Australian music lovers get extradited to the USA for 
> breaching their draconian copyright laws? 

On the up side our judges will still get to decide extradition, and I 
doubt many would be comfortable with shipping our guys overseas for trial.

Witness the news today - the hacker from the "DrinkorDie" group was not 

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