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Wired: DVD Round 1 Goes to Hackers

Dec 30, 1999, 04:13 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chris Oakes)

[ Thanks to Ian Kluft for this link. ]

"In a lawsuit that accuses 72 Web site owners of posting -- or linking to -- illegal DVD software code, Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge William J. Elfving declined the DVD Copy Control Association's request for a temporary restraining order on Wednesday."

"The judge's decision came after attorneys for both sides argued in a packed courtroom over the temporary restraining order, which would have forced individuals and Web sites named in the suit to remove the code from the sites.

"The allegedly illicit code is compiled into the software utility DeCSS."

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