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Re: Fedora Core 3 Wishlist



On Sun, Jun 06, 2004 at 07:34:53PM +0100, Rui Miguel Seabra wrote:
> On Sun, 2004-06-06 at 19:28 +0100, Luciano Miguel Ferreira Rocha wrote:
> > > Ummm, lets see NTFS source is closed. In the USA Reverse engineering is
> > > illegal (Think DMCA).
> > 
> > That's not true. Well, not globally anyway.
> 
> Well, RE is legal in Portugal BUT...
> 
> ... it has so many restrictions one might wonder if the 'legal' part is
> only for showcase....
> 
> I seriously doubt and I don't have the resources to find that out in
> court.

Specifically, RE for compatibility purposes is allowed (or was, I don't
know how the European version of DMCA will affect/has affected it).

But I was speaking of all RE under DMCA, not the world. :)

Regards,
Luciano Rocha

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