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Re: Visualboy Advance question.

On Tue, 29 Jun 2004 23:22:12 +0100 Andrew Suffield wrote:

> Nintendo are the only ones I'm aware of that try to pretend console
> emulators aren't legal (sheer sophistry though; they claim outright
> "this thing is illegal because it can be used for illegal purposes").

This is what I call the "anti-screwdriver claim": following this line of
reasoning you could argue that a screwdriver is illegal, because it can
be used for illegal purposes (e.g. killing someone by thrusting the
screwdriver in his/her throat).


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