WIPO Copyright Treaty - Worldwide DMCA

Claus Färber list-fsf-eu-discussion at faerber.muc.de
Mon Aug 6 19:07:00 UTC 2001

Alex Hudson <home at alexhudson.com> schrieb/wrote:
> You could probably say the same about locks - given people can pick them,
> they're not a means of keeping everyone out of your house. The lock not
> being a sufficiently able means of access control does not consitute a
> defence to burglary (at least, not last time I checked :)

Note that picking locks is not illegal. Nor is posessiong or  
trafficking tools that can be used for it. Burglary is.

For copy protection, breaking them is already illegal.

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