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Re: [Linux-aus] Article in todays SMH

<quote who="Craig Warner">

> "Tough new laws will be introduced by 2007 as part of the US-Australia
> free-trade agreement. Anyone found guilty of unlocking an encrypted code
> that prevents multiple copies of a CD being made faces a two-year jail
> sentence."
> Does this sound like Digital Millennium Copyright Act?
> The reason I ask, is that I have a letter from Senate Sandy Macdonald,
> (you known him as the Minister for Overseas Postings), quoting "However,
> this does not mean that the Digital Millennium Copyright Act or other U.S.
> laws will be introduced into Australia."

The DMCA text is included, almost word-for-word, in the FTA.

- Jeff

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