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Re: GR proposal - Restricted-media amendments to the DFSG

On 4/7/06, MJ Ray <mjr@phonecoop.coop> wrote:
> I keep asking why some people claim that the FDL wasn't drafted to
> prohibit all copy-control measures, as that seems to be a crucial
> question in this, and nobody answered yet AFAICT.

Power switches can be used as copy control measures.

If copies are being made, then flipping off the power switch
prevents further copies from being made.

The FDL clearly was not drafted to prevent power switches,
so clearly its restrictions are more specific in nature.

Perhaps you meant to be asking some other question?


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