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SubjectRe: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here? Reply to this message
Posted byVideoman
Posted on06/18/05 07:52 PM



> > MAME is probably illegal under the DMCA.
>
> Nope. Emulators themselves are legal as per Sony v Bleem and Sony v Connectix.
> Plus there's a DMCA exemption for interoperability with no longer produced
> hardware.
>
> EUCD is ironically less MAME friendly than DMCA.

Don't forget that Canada (and I think Sweden) are now getting their own DMCA laws soon. The interoperability exception is up for review in 2006, if it doesn't get renewed, does that mean that MAME will die or "go underground" at that point, should development continue?



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*Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  Griking06/04/05 12:38 PM
.*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  [Pi]06/04/05 05:12 PM
..*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  Videoman06/18/05 05:45 PM
.*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  Tourniquet06/04/05 01:31 PM
..*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  Videoman06/18/05 07:25 PM
..*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  Griking06/04/05 02:07 PM
...*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  smf06/05/05 00:28 AM
.*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  DukeFett06/04/05 12:59 PM
..*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  Lando24206/04/05 02:39 PM
...*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  Griking06/04/05 02:42 PM
....*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  Lando24206/04/05 02:49 PM
.....*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  Griking06/04/05 03:06 PM
......*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  Lando24206/06/05 07:17 PM
.......*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  Videoman06/18/05 07:50 PM
.......*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  Fakester06/09/05 10:16 AM
......*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  [Haze]06/04/05 04:53 PM
.......*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  Griking06/04/05 07:16 PM
........*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  smf06/05/05 00:22 AM
.........*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  Videoman06/18/05 07:38 PM
.........*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  Griking06/05/05 01:08 AM
..........*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  [Haze]06/05/05 06:27 AM
...........*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  Qun Mang06/05/05 02:48 PM
............*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  Tourniquet06/05/05 03:02 PM
.............*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  DukeFett06/05/05 11:35 PM
..............*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  smf06/07/05 03:09 AM
..............*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  galibert06/06/05 08:27 AM
...............*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  skydoune06/07/05 00:49 AM
................*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  smf06/07/05 03:04 AM
.................*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  Fakester06/11/05 11:10 AM
..................*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  R. Belmont06/11/05 12:27 PM
....................Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  Videoman06/18/05 07:52 PM
.................*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  finaldave06/09/05 03:58 PM
.................*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  skydoune06/07/05 01:27 PM
..................*Re: Is Mame Overstepping their Authority Here?  eevert06/07/05 01:44 PM
...................*ah, touché -nt-  skydoune06/07/05 05:18 PM