more stupidness
Results 1 to 8 of 8

Thread: more stupidness

  1. #1
    AO Curmudgeon rcgreen's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2001
    Posts
    2,716

    more stupidness

    Gotta love it. They're trying to sue the guy that exposed the
    ineffectiveness of the latest CD copy protection.

    "I'm still not very worried about litigation under the DMCA, I don't think there's any case," he told Reuters. "I don't think telling people to press the 'Shift' key is a violation of the DMCA."
    http://www.forbes.com/markets/bonds/...tr1105123.html

    Combining "security through obscurity" with unbelievable arrogance. Any time
    you reveal some undocumented tweak, some clown claims that you have
    comitted a criminal act. What about all those registry hacks and customizations
    we do every day?

    Maybe every computer needs to be equipped with a key logger so they can
    bust you for hitting the "wrong" key.
    I came in to the world with nothing. I still have most of it.

  2. #2
    AO's Mr Grumpy
    Join Date
    Apr 2003
    Posts
    903
    "Keyboards will now be consficated from all citizens. Instructions to be input orally. Be very careful with this procedure, as a wrong instruction could lead to you being reported to the authorities, and possibly imprisoned for any violation of local or national laws." The shape of things to come ?
    George Orwell was'nt far wrong.
    Computer says no
    (Carol Beer)

  3. #3
    AntiOnline Senior Member souleman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2001
    Location
    Flint, MI
    Posts
    2,884
    Kinda like the guy that broke the digital watermark scheme that someplace was testing and got arrested for giving a speach about how he broke it.

    Can't remember his name now.
    \"Ignorance is bliss....
    but only for your enemy\"
    -- souleman

  4. #4
    Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2002
    Posts
    35
    this has gone on for too long. Hopefully a new type of anonymous chatboard will erupt with many exploits on this copyright issue that the gov can't trace. Go hackers. Boo crackers.
    It must be them again. Start the response cycle.

  5. #5
    AntiOnline Senior Member souleman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2001
    Location
    Flint, MI
    Posts
    2,884
    Go hackers. Boo crackers.
    but but but, that makes no sence in this thread. The guy that broke the copy protection is a true cracker. He cracked the copy protection. Thats what a cracker is.
    \"Ignorance is bliss....
    but only for your enemy\"
    -- souleman

  6. #6
    Senior Member DeadAddict's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2003
    Posts
    2,583
    I believe his name is Edward Felten

  7. #7
    AO Curmudgeon rcgreen's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2001
    Posts
    2,716
    Those who developed this particular method of copy protection
    are the ones who should be accused of a violation.
    The CD, when played on a normal PC, performs an unauthorized
    installation of software that could potentially make your system
    unstable. Someone should sue them.


    By the way, here's the offending paper describing the system.

    P.S. I just read that they decided not to sue.
    I came in to the world with nothing. I still have most of it.

  8. #8
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2003
    Posts
    107
    they wont sue............
    coz they know that it is pointless.........

    man if they will win then all the authers of all informative books will be in Jail soon....

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •