[Fsfe-ie] New Draft
ian at locut.us
Sat Dec 13 16:58:16 CET 2003
Ciaran O'Riordan wrote:
> Malcolm Tyrrell <malcohol at eircom.net> writes:
>>I've tried to tackle Clause 2 in line with Ciaran's worries.
> A quick read of 6(2b) of the EUCD deepens my worries.
>>>What if the device's purpose is to "circumvent any rights protection
>>>measure" for the purpose of allowing fair use/dealing?
> It's illegal 6(1)
Hmmm, so are we conceding defeat on the anti-circumvention issue?
So far as I can see, the litmus test of whether we have succeeded or
failed is whether DeCSS would be illegal in Ireland after ICA2000 is
modified. Are we now accepting that it would be illegal and there is
nothing we can do about it?
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