Posted Mar 1, 2007 9:35 UTC (Thu) by PhilHannent
Parent article: Another attempt at DMCA reform - sort of
"so the law will not legalize DeCSS on the basis that it can be used to skip the leading commercials on DVDs - something your editor finds highly "personally objectionable."
I am glad I am not the only one, also I see no reason to be forced to watch a copyright notice (often there are two) on a DVD I have purchased. Surely if a pirate was ripping the DVD he would just chop out these parts?
If I were in the U.S. could I sue for all those lost thirty seconds? They must surely be adding up by now?
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