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The bill says that the protection scheme must be open source, so no M$ tax.

I guess lots of Americans are going to tune in to European content if this
bill passes. It should be a boon to Canada and Mexico too. Maybe we should
support this bill...
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----- Original Message -----
From: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
To: <nahshon@actcom.co.il>
Cc: Jesse Pollard <pollard@tomcat.admin.navo.hpc.mil>;
<pgallen@randomlogic.com>; KPLUG List <kplug-list@kernel-panic.org>; KPLUG
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Sent: Monday, March 25, 2002 11:17 AM
Subject: Re: SSSCA Hits the Senate

> > On Monday 25 March 2002 17:22, Jesse Pollard wrote:
> > > Has there been anything that says the copy protection code can't be
source?
> > > If it were included in the source, along with all the other code,
would
> > > that be recognized as "protected"?
> >
> > Worst thing happens if somebody gets a patent for the copy protection
schemes...
>
> Microsoft already do
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