[DMITRY-BOSTON] Re: [free-sklyarov] Re: Continuing the fight

Matthew T. Russotto mrussotto at speakeasy.net
Mon Dec 17 16:48:06 PST 2001

On Monday, December 17, 2001, at 01:32 PM, C. Scott Ananian wrote:

> b) Sklyarov's case pales in importance compared to the 2600 and Felten
> cases.

Indeed.  But Felten is now an un-case; it's been summarily dismissed.  
No case or controversy.  Apparently someone replaced Blind Justice with 
the See No Evil/Hear No Evil/Speak No Evil monkeys.

> good precedents, these are the battles you want to fight.  No one is
> interested in the Sklyarov case for precedent because most of the
> interesting legal issues are over jurisdiction and such

Well, that's actually pretty important for those who aren't in the US.

> d) Copyright issues will appear before the legislature in *February* 
> in a
> big way.  The next Sklyarov court date wasn't to be until April, and I
> think the recent agreement will not bring this any closer.  The thing 
> that
> should occupy our attention *now* and for the next few months is the
> *SSSCA* and the *MOCA* bill.  (This means *DISNEY* and not Adobe should 
> be
> the corporate target).

Uhh, what's MOCA?

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