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Mr. Palmer is Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute. Though I found his site because the Volokh Conspiracy linked to it, and someone else linked to the Volokhs', I had just finished reading a piece on him in the Summer 2001 issue of the St. John's College, the alumni magazine.
4) Where and how the DMCA should be applied is a matter of great controversy. The reported letter to SnoSoft was not consistent or indicative of HP's policy. We can say emphatically that HP will not use the DMCA to stifle research or impede the flow of information that would benefit our customers and improve their system security.
— statement of Hewlett-Packard