Violation Type:Vendor Lock-In via DMCA Enforcement

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Violation Type

Vendor Lock-In via DMCA Enforcement

Violation InstanceViolator
Lexmark Printers/OVLOCKDMCALexmark Printers

OVLOCK is effected. Then, a manufacturer uses DMCA 1201 or equivalent provisions worldwide to sue or prosecute entities which attempt to create compatible modules, on the grounds that in doing so they necessarily violate the DRM scheme constituting the original OVLOCK violation.

Implies OVLOCK.