Subject: Re: new expanded DMCA-like law
To: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
From: Ian Cooper <ian@WPI.EDU>
Date: 09/11/2001 07:42:33
> >Note the use of the word "device".
> Definitions in laws don't always match our intuitive understanding --
> here's the actual text:
> (3) Interactive digital device -- The term "interactive digital
> device" means "any machine, device, product, software, or
> technology, whether or not included with or as part of some other
> machine, device, product, software, or technology, that is
> designed, marketed or used for the primary purpose of, and that is
> capable of, storing, retrieving, processing, performing,
> transmitting, receiving, or copying information in digital form."
> As best I can tell, that includes all PCs.
As well as software.