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Old 08-08-2014, 04:51 AM   #1
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LXer: Tektronix Uses DMCA Notice To Try To Stop Oscilloscope Hacking


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Another day, another abuse of the DMCA's anti-circumvention provisions to stop things that have nothing whatsoever to do with copyright. As pointed out by Slashdot, the Hackaday site recently had a post about how to clone some Tektronix application modules for its MSO2000 line of oscilloscopes. The post explained a simple hack to enable the application module to do a lot more. And... in response, Tektronix sent a DMCA takedown notice demanding the entire post be taken down. http://www.techdirt.com/articles/201...-hacking.shtml

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