[free-sklyarov] wipo/wttp "full force"

Martin Baker martinb at kemokid.com
Sat Feb 23 00:48:26 PST 2002

On Fri, 22 Feb 2002, tack wrote:

> http://www.cnn.com/2002/TECH/internet/02/22/music.piracy.idg/index.html
> Honduras signed on to WTTP treaty (sister treaty to WIPO), which
> apparently has additional anti-circumvention provisions, so May 20, it
> goes into "full force".  So are we to believe what happened to Dmitry was
> less than "full force"?

Remember, the DMCA is more restrictive than it needs to be under WIPO. The
US would like to convince everyone else that they should use the DMCA as
model legislation, but in reality the laws required can be weaker.

So, in a way, what happened to Dmitry is more than "full force".


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