From: Samantha Atkins (
Date: Wed Jan 24 2001 - 01:44:45 MST wrote:
> denis bider wrote:
> > Does anyone see a rational way of preventing CPRM from happening? The
> > prospects look gloom.
> Um, don't buy it? Vote with your feet? Dunno, C4 minions are awfully
> quiet on t13... I'd be very surprised if we see a lot of these devices
> on the market.

That is insufficient. We are already seeing some of these things snuck
into products. It seems the producers often have incentives (avoiding
being sued for the next decade) to put into effect "copy protections"
that are not even ok by law. See this link from the EFF for one take on
this and possibly some leads. Support the EFF!

- samantha

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