[thelist] Electronic Frontier Foundation: Don't Let Europe Turn Its Citizens into Copycriminals!

A Maynes andrew at milords.com
Thu Apr 12 05:57:20 CDT 2007

I didn't write that!  

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>[mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Lee Kowalkowski
>Sent: 12 April 2007 11:52
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>Subject: Re: [thelist] Electronic Frontier Foundation: Don't 
>Let Europe Turn Its Citizens into Copycriminals!
>On 12/04/07, A Maynes <andrew at milords.com> wrote:
>>If IPRED2 passes in its current form, "aiding, abetting, or inciting" 
>>copyright infringement on a "commercial scale" in the EU will 
>become a 
>Strange, as I understand it, it's already a crime.
>Why specify "commercial scale"?  Does that mean aiding, 
>abetting or inciting free copies would become legal?  Are they 
>actually relaxing the laws?  Wonderful!
>It tickles me when I watch a DVD there's sometimes a FACT 
>advert (that you can't skip - I'm going to miss tapes) which 
>starts: "You wouldn't steal a car...", and I think to myself: 
>"No I wouldn't, but if there was a machine that could create 
>an exact clone..."
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