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[FYI] The Right To Read happening


          The Right To Read: Time Limited Textbooks

          [ News ] Posted by michael on 15:46 28th August, 2000
          from the disaster-unfolding dept.
          qbasicprogrammer writes: "Vital Source Technologies is now
          providing time-limited medical textbooks to universities.
          Password protected books as predicted in The Right To Read by
          Richard Stallman are finally becoming a reality." Starting on Oct.
          28, (when the other part of the DMCA comes into effect), you could
          face a civil lawsuit and criminal penalties of up to five years in jail and a
          fine of $500,000 for reading someone else's textbook. See the NYU
          FAQ, the Advogato discussion, or the company crowing about new
          revenue opportunities. 

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