FC: R. Polk Wagner on Princeton student worrying about DMCA

From: Declan McCullagh (declanat_private)
Date: Wed Nov 27 2002 - 06:45:56 PST

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    R. Polk Wagner teaches intellectual property law at the University of 
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    "Princeton student is latest to say he could be sued under DMCA"
    Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2002 09:55:51 -0500
    Subject: Re: FC: Princeton student is latest to say he could be sued under DMCA
    From: "R. Polk Wagner" <polkat_private>
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    Yes, the thought that this guy would be sued is ridiculous.
    The interesting point is that the fact that these sort of "the DMCA is
    killing me" claims get continuing media play is powerful evidence that the
    RIAA is still paying for the utter fiasco of the original threat against
    Felten.  This points out yet another example of a real constraint on the
    content companies: overreaching is likely to have long-term negative effects
    in the all-important sphere of public/political opinion.
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