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Appeals court rejected 2600's request

Written by Petteri Pyyny (Google+) @ 17 May 2002 12:29

In yet another setback, 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals refused to reconsider 2600's ban to distribute DeCSS code through its website.
Decision is a major loss for free speech advocates, researchers and journalists who have strongly lobbied against a controversial law that we all know as DMCA.

Now 2600's last chance is to appeal directly to U.S. Supreme Court. EFF who has defended 2600 in court, says that it is still considering this option. The case is about DeCSS code which was the first known piece of software to decrypt copy-protection mechanism found on DVD movie discs.

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