Re: Debian Investigation Report after Server Compromises
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On Wed, Dec 03, 2003 at 09:16:15AM -0500, Greg Folkert wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-12-03 at 02:03, Paul Johnson wrote:
> > On Tue, Dec 02, 2003 at 04:16:44PM -0500, Greg Folkert wrote:
> > > On Tue, 2003-12-02 at 14:12, Alex Malinovich wrote:
> > > > I'm afraid I'm part of the group that just doesn't understand. This
> > > > snippet reeks of security through obscurity for me. If the hole has been
> > > > identified and, presumably, fixed, why not tell people about it?
> > >
> > > DMCA. Nuff said.
> > Expand, please? This is the digital equivalent of the classic
> > for-the-children bullshit copout, or the more contemporary (and
> > hopefully temporary) "homeland security" bullshit copout.
> DMCA sort of states: It is illegal to subvert any kind of "protection"
> to keep you out of things or publish the information on how-to do
> this... should you live in the USA.
Of course, but how does it affect Debian in this matter? That's what
I wanted to know...I don't think the DMCA is criminal law.
.''`. Paul Johnson <email@example.com>
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