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Groklaw: Reverse Engineering

Oct 01, 2004, 03:15 (1 Talkback[s])
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"The Internet is full of opinions. I have been reading recently here and there about reverse engineering. I've seen people write that it is illegal. Others say the opposite.

"Lawyers don't speak or write that way. Nothing in the law is as simple as that, or very little, anyway, which is why they have to attend law school for years before they can practice law instead of just reading a book or surfing the Internet. That is also why, if you are in a situation where the answer to that question matters, you need a lawyer, so he or she can look at your facts and your situation and then analyze how it fits in with the statutes and case law..."

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