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drew Roberts zotz at 100jamz.com
Sun Jan 22 11:41:20 EST 2012


On Sunday 22 January 2012 11:02:09 Anthony wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 22, 2012 at 10:14 AM, drew Roberts <zotz at 100jamz.com> wrote:
> > One problem here is that you do not necessarily have the right to give
> > someone the right to break someone else's technological measures.
>
> I don't think that's correct.  A technological measure "effectively
> controls access to a work if the measure, in the ordinary course of
> its operation, requires the application of information, or a process
> or a treatment, with the authority of the copyright owner, to gain
> access to the work."
>
> The key phrase there is "with the authority of the copyright owner".
> The authority must be given by the copyright owner, not by the "owner"
> of the technological measures.

To trust that, it would have to be carefully vetted.

all the best,

drew


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