2009/1/21 Gareth Eason <bigbro at skynet.ie>
> Rory Browne wrote:
> > http://www.entemp.ie/publications/sis/2004/si16.pdf> >
>> Hugely interesting! Thanks. Also, if I'm reading (document above)
> there may be an implication in 5.2 (replacement of section 374) that if I
> a right to access a copyrighted work, there is some onus on the distributor
> that work to provide me with a means of accessing it at a time and place of
> choosing. Since I don't have a Windows machine, I could suggest that the
> distributor of that DVD (which I have a right to access) must supply me
> some method of viewing the material on Linux - though this is tempered by
> fact that hardware DVD players are available publicly, etc., etc.
There is room for arguement - "Make available" does not necesarly mean
does it imply zero-cost or DFSG-compliance-of-licence . For example there is
a solution available
in the form of Cyberlink Power Cinema, that pays the relevent ransoms, etc.
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