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The EFF saves you money

The EFF saves you money

Posted Aug 26, 2004 3:11 UTC (Thu) by bignose (subscriber, #40)
Parent article: Grokking the Grokster Decision

> The Hollywood copyright forces were trying to get the court to accept
> instead the new idea that if infringement levels reached a certain
> percentage, then manufacturers and programmers could be held liable.

By arguing strongly in this case, and getting a precedent-setting decision from the appeals court, the EFF have saved unimaginable legal hassles for all people involved in making or distributing software (in the USA and any jurisdictions into which the USA copyright cartel is pushing).

> [The EFF] not only stepped up to the plate. They hit a home run.

Supporting the EFF, with a donation, purchase, membership, et cetera, is a small investment in the future -- one that reaps huge rewards, as seen by this case.

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