On Fri, Jun 10, 2005 at 01:27:47PM +0100 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
Paul Jakma thought:
> On Fri, 10 Jun 2005, Timothy Murphy wrote:
>> >I'm interested in making a copy of my grand-daughter's Sims-2 CD
> >(only the first of the 4 CDs)
>> You can do that. You have the explicit right to make a backup copy of
>>http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/ZZA28Y2000S80.html>> >as she frequently covers it with chocolate, toothpaste, etc.
> >I tried copying it with Nero, but this failed,
> >I assume due to some protective device.
>> Ah, then you're screwed possibly - depending on what the protection
> is. You'd have been fine in 2000, but since then that DRM amendment
> has been passed and you are not allowed to circumvent digital access
> control - if it's DRM.
However, the bit that used to give you the right to "circumvent a copy
protection measure in order to exercise your other rights" has been
deleted and it is now a criminal offence to engage in such
Conor Daly <conor.daly at oceanfree.net>
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