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[FYI] Co$ und DMCA
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- Subject: [FYI] Co$ und DMCA
- From: Kristian Köhntopp <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2000 12:58:58 +0200
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eBay E-Meter Auctions Yanked
[ Censorship ] Posted by jamie on 10:35 28th April, 2000
from the bake-him-away-toys dept.
Does the Digital Millenium Copyright Act cover electrical religious artifacts?
Apparently the Church of Scientology thinks so. eBay has been yanking
auctions of e-meters because of complaints by the CoS. In response to queries
by a collector, eBay said "the Church of Scientology is giving us Notices of
Infringement, which we are legally required to honor. These items are being
ended for that reason." Does the DMCA really prohibit the sale of these
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