Aftenposten: 'DVD Jon' Scores Huge Legal Victory
Jan 07, 2003, 14:30 (32 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kjetil Kolsrud)
"A Norwegian teenager who helped crack a code meant to protect
the content of DVDs won full backing from an Oslo court on Tuesday.
The court acquitted him on all charges, a ruling that comes as a
crushing blow to public prosecutors and entertainment giants.
"The case had been widely described as a 'David vs Goliath'
battle, pitting 16-year-old Jon Lech Johansen from a small town
south of Oslo against huge corporations and organizations including
the Motion Picture Association of America..."
"'David' clearly won.