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Free speech touted in DVD cracking case

Written by Jari Ketola @ 08 May 2000 13:03

CNET News.com discusses the effect the DVD cracking case has on free speech.
Earlier this year MPAA obtained a court order prohibiting Eric Corley and his New York company, 2600 Enterprises, from posting cracking code on the Internet. In addition to that they sought another ruling prohibiting Corley from linking to other sites carrying his code. "To prevent a Web news organization such as 2600 Enterprises from linking to other news on the Web is an unprecedented restraint on speech," said Robin Gross, an EFF attorney.
Read the full story at CNET News.com

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