[Foundation-l] 09-f9-...

Darko Bulatovic mail at itam.ws
Mon May 7 21:10:18 UTC 2007

Matthew Brown wrote:
> I know you're playing dumb to make a point -
> but the US law in question bars components of a contravening device,
> and the code given is definitely an important part of a HD-DVD
> decryption device, because without one of these you cannot decrypt the
> content.  There are other components needed, but they are also
> available - the encryption scheme itself I believe is publicly known
> (deliberately so, so that it could be peer-reviewed).
> This number has no known real purpose except for being a HD-DVD key.
> (Yes, I know that people are rushing around trying to find other
> purposes for it as an excuse for keeping it available, but that
> doesn't change things)
> -Matt
Matt I am not playing dumb I really didnt (want to) know, but I am not 
unintelligent. You now did explain to me that I can use others 
components with this number to crack  HD-DVD. So did you doing this 
violate law? Or will I violate law when I crack HD-DVD (which I don't 
have), Oh can people that don't have HD-DVD be prosecuted if they use 
this number in documents?

Is someone walking along the street with a stone in the hand, should 
police arrest him for possibility to brake window? And stone on the 
street don't have any real purpose than to break the window? Or should 
Police arrest them self for making up about stone and window, as that is 
criminal act?

My point is that sharing of number (stones, knifes,...) cant be 
violation of law. And reaction of people here is just good fact how some 
powerful group can influence with fear and affect people to give up 
their free speech right.

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