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ZDNet: Stop wearing our DVD code!

Aug 02, 2000, 11:31 (18 Talkback[s])

"A geek-chic retailer who printed the source code for a DVD decryption program on T-shirts is the latest target of a lawsuit claiming defendants co-opted the secrets behind DVD encryption."

"The DVD Copy Control Association (DVD CCA) on Monday added Copyleft to a California lawsuit alleging misappropriation of trade secrets, taking Copyleft founder Steve Blood by surprise."

"We've been marketing this since last January," Blood said. "It seems a bit late." According to the subpoena he received Monday, the DVD CCA had trouble locating him, despite the fact that the organisation's Web site is easy to find."

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