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> From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Friday, 16 August 2002 9:50 AM
> To: Protel EDA Forum
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] Linux and Protel WAS: Spoofed email address

<el snippo>

> And, by assisting with the so called Digital Rights Management
> developments he
> may also be driving a nail in the Open Source coffin for Linux,
> since it is
> impossible for an Open Source OS to truly be written so that DRM
> could not be
> removed by an end user.  That coupled with his patents for the
> "secured PC"
> may make it virtually impossible for any competing OS to exist if
> the "secured
> PC" catches on.

Lol this makes me laugh, this is a USA law, not international, all it means
is that all development moves out side the USA, I know a few Manufacturers
who are thinking of shifting base and will definately if these stupid laws
come to pass.

Regards,

Kat.

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