[plug] Unable to view movie DVD with Linux

Joshua Chase joshych at yahoo.com.au
Sun Apr 29 19:36:26 WST 2007

I don't have too much problem with the devices providing they are not used for piracy. Though I would'nt bother fiddle with deCSS.

Bernd Felsche <bernie at innovative.iinet.net.au> wrote: Joshua Chase  wrote:

>not quite that extreme.

>Michael Holland  wrote: On Sun, 29 Apr 2007, Joshua Chase wrote:

>> be careful with technicalities...

>Huh? Why?  They'd be locking up everybody if they had to prosecute every
>illegal act. Owning an iPod or VCR would be a prima facie case for
>copyright violation.  Nobody is going to sue users of unlicensed DVD
>players. Yet. Some recent legislation is very scary.

It'd be easier to prosecute the retailers of the devices.
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