Re: A Round of Removals
- To: Simon Richter <email@example.com>
- Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: A Round of Removals
- From: email@example.com (Thomas Bushnell, BSG)
- Date: 28 Oct 2002 18:46:14 -0800
- Message-id: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- In-reply-to: <20021028235945.GA6199@phobos.fs.tum.de>
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Simon Richter <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Sun, Oct 27, 2002 at 08:05:08AM -0800, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> > Of course not! Some of the features are horrid things we should never
> > have, like unprintable documents and un-cut-and-past-able documents.
> I believe not implementing this would violate the DMCA and put the
> package maintainer at risk of being jailed on her next USA visit. We
> could lay the decision into the hands of the users, however. For cut and
> paste, show an extra dialogue asking whether you really want to copy (of
> course with a "Do not show this dialogue again" button). For print, just
> extend the safety question that should pop up anyway.
LOL. I'm not sure whether that would work or not. And, for that
matter, the DMCA is slated for Supreme Court argument this term.