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Re: ITP: oms -- Open Media System DVD Player

On Wed, Dec 06, 2000 at 01:22:58PM -0700, John Galt wrote:
> Brian--I've seen your comments on it on the harvard list.  In fact,
> you could read that the injunction applies to every warm body on Earth and
> every program that looks like it could possibly transfer a bit off a
> DVD.  The MPAA picked a good judge--he stayed bought.  However, this is

I don't see how you could possibly read that. I'm not in that judge's

As long as software authors don't make the fatal mistake to mention
local laws in global licenses, I don't see why Debian should.

We made available strong crypto when it was still illegal in France (for
all I know it still is in Russia), I seem to remember Doom being illegal
in Germany. There's no reason to deny those things to the rest of the

The idea is that the first face shown to people is one they can readily
accept - a more traditional logo. The lunacy element is only revealed
subsequently, via the LunaDude. [excerpted from the Lunatech Identity Manual]

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