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Electronic Frontier Foundation: DVD Descrambling Code Not a Trade Secret

Jan 27, 2004, 00:15 (11 Talkback[s])

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"In a surprising retreat today, the consortium of entertainment and technology companies known as DVD CCA is seeking dismissal of a lawsuit against Andrew Bunner, a republisher of a computer program created to allow movie lovers to play their DVDs on computers running the Linux operating system.

"DVD CCA effectively gave up a multi-year effort to have the republication of the program, called DeCSS, declared a violation of trade secret laws..."

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