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Re: [vox] Fwd: Release: Copyright Protection Law (fwd)

I am guessing it has only marginally to do with 'geek outcry' and more to
do with large vendors complaining with their lobbying dollars.


On Wed, 10 Apr 2002, R. Douglas Barbieri wrote:

> It says that the bill has been "Universally Rejected", not that it has
> been rejected by Congress. Still, it doesn't look very good for the bill.
> "While the Commerce Committee has primary control over the bill, it will
> be difficult to pass without the co-operation of Sen. Leahy and other
> Judiciary Committee members, staffers from both committees said."
> On Wed, 10 Apr 2002, Ryan wrote:
> > On Wednesday 10 April 2002 09:06 pm, R. Douglas Barbieri wrote:
> > > Here's the Libertarian Party's official line about the CBDTPA.
> >
> > There was a story on slashdot a few hours ago, this bill has been rejected
> > due to geek outcry.
> > _______________________________________________
> > vox mailing list
> > vox@lists.lugod.org
> > http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox
> >

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