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SunnComm is planning to sue a student who nullified their Digtal Rights Management software using the shift key on a Windows machine. By pressing the shift key, Windows will not run the software encoded on the disc, which renders their DRM null and void. Of course SunnComm isn't too pleased about this, since their stock went down 20% on the publishing of the paper, and decided to sue under the Digital Millenium Copyright Act, which has provisions for punishing those who circumvent Digital Rights Management. This is one of the stupidest claims I've heard in a while, and quite frankly I'm getting sick and tired of idiotic companies trying to not only copy-protect their goods, but also sue people for getting around their copy protection. Let's face it: copy protection is ineffective and silly. The only way it has any teeth nowadays is with the DMCA, which is the worst piece of intellectual property legislation to come out of Congress. The DMCA must be repealed.


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