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Re: S. 1284 To Amend (C) Act
> S. 1284, s1201: "No person shall import, manufacture or distribute
> any device, product, or component incorporated into a device or
> product, or offer or perform any service, the primary purpose or
> effect of which is to avoid, bypass, remove, deactivate, or otherwise
> circumvent, without the authority of the copyright owner or the
> law, any process, treatement, mechanism or system which prevents
> or inhibits the violation of any of the exclusive rights of the
> copyright owner under section 106."
IANAL, but I thought these types of laws were already tested and deemed
unconstitutional in cases involving video-tape copying boxes, dual video
cassette dubbing decks, SCMS 'scrubbers', etc...