Internet Archive gets DMCA exemption to help archive Vintage Software

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 Just  when most thought that only companies providing backup software (using  copy-protection circumvention) faced legal problems with the DMCA, the Internet Archive site  ran into the same...
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To be honest all archived software will do is to serve as a tool to fight IP and patents or strengthen them, depending the situation.

Archiving software allows us to see how far we’ve progressed. It also servers as an educational tool, showing new programmers how things used to be done and why. We all get taught history at school right? why? Because its important to understand the past if we’re to progress into the future with any direction.
[edited by phazer on 12.08.2004 14:56]