"ACLU attorney 'surprised' as programmers surrender rights
to their hack of Cyber Patrol filter and agree to permanent
"The defendants, both of them programmers -- one Swedish, the
other Canadian -- agreed Monday to abide by permanent injunctions
preventing them from distributing their software, which allows
users to bypass Cyber Patrol filters. They also agreed to turn over
rights to their software to Microsystems."
"The fate of those mirror sites is still in question. While
Monday's settlement effectively ends the original suit --
Microsystems has agreed to drop its case against the defendants'
Internet service providers -- Judge Edward Harrington has not yet
determined whether the original restraining order applies to the
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