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1 posted on 12/20/2005 10:32:48 AM PST by Panerai
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To: Panerai

Too late.

And even if it wasn't, it would be.

If we can listen, we can record, and if we can't record in perfect quality, we won;t be buying your recorders. Deal with it.


2 posted on 12/20/2005 10:35:11 AM PST by AbeKrieger (Islam is the virus that causes al-Qaeda.)
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To: Panerai
Its really designed to protect Hollywood and I predict a rush on TV tuner cards before this becomes law. Plus, the DRM features built into Windows Vista will make people balk at the inevitable hardware upgrade.

(Denny Crane: "I Don't Want To Socialize With A Pinko Liberal Democrat Commie.Say What You Like About Republicans. We Stick To Our Convictions. Even When We Know We're Dead Wrong.")

3 posted on 12/20/2005 10:36:02 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives On In My Heart Forever)
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Left eats left - on one hand the left hates it when Hollywood 'steals' something the left thinks should be free. On the other hand, Hollywood money keeps all the Communists in Congress afloat.

Oh what to do? Oh what to do?


5 posted on 12/20/2005 10:40:25 AM PST by Tzimisce
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To: Panerai

If Hollywood wants it, I'm against it.


7 posted on 12/20/2005 10:45:49 AM PST by FormerLib (Kosova: "land stolen from Serbs and given to terrorist killers in a futile attempt to appease them.")
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To: Panerai

Boy, talk about fighting the last war...


8 posted on 12/20/2005 10:45:57 AM PST by M. Dodge Thomas
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Analog Hole? That is sort of like the "Gun show loophole" I guess."

This is an actual threat to our civil liberties unlike the Patriot Act, taping Bin Laden cell phone, or (according to the ACLU) Christmas.

9 posted on 12/20/2005 10:46:16 AM PST by Mad_as_heck (The MSM - America's (domestic) public enemy #1.)
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To: Panerai

They're propping up a buggy-whip industry. If they don't adapt to the new world ahead of them, the 'entertainment' industry will get steamrollered. Instead, they keep trying to stifle accessibility by folks who have had that door opened to them by computers. They'll never win by trying to artificially close up access.


10 posted on 12/20/2005 10:46:42 AM PST by atomicpossum (Replies should be as pedantic as possible. I love that so much.)
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To: Panerai; ShadowAce

Related thread:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1543441/posts


11 posted on 12/20/2005 10:49:22 AM PST by JoJo Gunn (Help control the Leftist population. Have them spayed or neutered. )
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To: Panerai
Wow!

Does this mean Hollywood is actually going to start producing something worth recording?

(Boy, those crickets are loud.)

12 posted on 12/20/2005 10:49:45 AM PST by N. Theknow (Kennedys - Can't drive, can't fly, can't ski, can't skipper a boat - But they know what's best.)
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MPAA Chairman Dan Glickman said in a statement that it was a "very important piece of legislation that will promote more consumer choice as it protects copyright owners in the digital age."

Orwellian sewage....

13 posted on 12/20/2005 10:52:26 AM PST by JoJo Gunn (Help control the Leftist population. Have them spayed or neutered. )
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To: Panerai

Politicians from California know all about plugging holes. :P


14 posted on 12/20/2005 11:01:30 AM PST by Constantine XIII
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Why would I wish to copy that which I don't buy any of in the first place?


16 posted on 12/20/2005 11:20:10 AM PST by texas_mrs
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