[AUUG-Talk]: Downloading and playing legal music

Chandana De Silva chandana at desilva.id.au
Mon Oct 24 13:52:48 EST 2005

A possible issue here is that in the eyes of most people, the need for
Windows Media Player would be the reason not to use Linux. This would
conflict with the greater issue of trying to get Linux on the Desktop,
which is what a lot of people in the Linux community is trying to do.
On Mon, 2005-10-24 at 13:00 +0930, Daniel O'Connor wrote:

> On Mon, 24 Oct 2005 07:03, Con Zymaris wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 24, 2005 at 05:01:09AM +1000, Chandana De Silva wrote:
> > > I don't want to remove it. All I want to do is to comply with the
> > > requirements, but not use Windows.

> To be honest I would say using Linux to play them would count as bypassing the 
> copy protection measure anyway.. Certainly in the eyes of the copyright owner 
> so they could take you to court.

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