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Ed Sanders
 > Todd Allen wrote:
 > Link to caselaw or court order, please?
 >
 > The DMCA does indeed prohibit distribution of circumvention devices. I
 > can't find a thing in it about "numeric values".

*All* discrete information can be encoded as a numeric value. By
converting a program/file/key to it's numeric value you haven't found a
gaping loophole in the DMCA.

Do not think that just because you've converted something to a huge
integer, it suddenly becomes public domain and harmless.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Illegal number

Ed.

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