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Wired: MPAA Sues to Stop DeCSS Linking

Apr 05, 2000, 18:27 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andy Patrizio)

"The Motion Picture Association of America is taking another shot at silencing publisher Eric Corley, aka Emmanuel Goldstein."

"On Wednesday, the MPAA filed a complaint in district court in New York requesting a second injunction against Corley, this time to stop the his 2600 Enterprises websites from linking to hundreds of sites with the DVD encryption-busting DeCSS program...."

"John McNelis, a partner in the intellectual property group of Fenwick and West, said a court decision that forces a site to remove mere links to information would have major implications, because it makes one site responsible for the content of an unrelated site."

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