> You know, I've heard this arguement a few times in various contexts and
> it's bothered me everytime. If a virus was designed with specific
> properties that hinder unauthorized copyright infringement then attempts
> to circumvent the limitations would be an example of DMCA circumvention.
> This misses the whole point that in order to deliver the second and more
> important part of the virus requires the author to self-identify to the
> US federal government and somehow get them to prosecute the offender. Now
Writing virus is not illegal (its just fine for educational purposes). Letting
it into wild probably is. So maybe author _could_ identify to government if
*he* did not sent virus in the wild.
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