[linux-elitists] (forw) DVD Jon innocent

Marc MERLIN marc@merlins.org
Tue Jan 7 08:44:55 PST 2003


On Tue, Jan 07, 2003 at 02:24:07AM -0800, Rick Moen wrote:
> Crazy Norwegians come through!  Some quotations:
> 
>      The court ruled there was "no evidence" that either Johansen or
>      others had used the decryption code (called DeCSS) for illegal purposes.
> 
> and
> 
>     The court determined that it is not illegal to use the DeCSS code to
>     watch DVD films obtained by legal means.

Yeah, but at what cost?
How long has it been?
How long was that poor guy detained, hassled, and more?

Another proof of "guilty until proven innocent", where they should have
just told the US to stick it.

Marc
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