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I am not a citizen either but the DMCA affects anybody who is subject to the Act, if you scroll down to see the signatures there are ppl from all over the planet. I must add I am not a citizen yet - couple of more months to wait.
I signed the petition as a non-US, non-voting signature. DMCA is going to be bad for consumers and good for corporations who behave like M$.
Then there's one other big problem for linux...
Bill G "How do we sideline this Linux then?"
Employee "Well, we could create an OS that locks out any code we don't like, and get our Partners to lock it out at chip level too"
Bill G "Would the public buy it?"
Employee "If we plug our security holes and market it as a Secure Windows"
Bill G "Call it Palladium"