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On 3/15/06, Jon Heese <dmcforum@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> web server, but the legal fact is that I wasn't hosting illegally
> distributed copyrighted material, I was hosting *links* to illegally
> distributed copyrighted material, so there was nothing they could do.

This is not true. Wired Magazine was sued, and lost, over linking to
places where you could download DECSS. They never actually hosted the
material but the courts decided that didn't matter.

It's a fucking joke, and it's wrong, but you can be nailed just for
linking to forbidden materials.

-Ryan


 
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