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Re: Reducing Usenet Bandwidth

  • From: Valdis.Kletnieks
  • Date: Mon Feb 04 14:01:18 2002

On Mon, 04 Feb 2002 10:08:53 PST, "Rowland, Alan D" <[email protected]>  said:
> Most (reputable American) ISPs are signatories to the DMCA (Digital
> Millenium Copyright Act). Not lawsuit necessary, just notification.

Umm.. they don't need to be signatories.  It's the *law*, not a treaty.

If you're a service provider, you're covered under 17 USC 512.  Unless you
ignore a complaint and *dont* deal with it - then you're in trouble.

				Valdis Kletnieks
				Computer Systems Senior Engineer
				Virginia Tech

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