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  • NYTimes: Is Litigation The Best Way To Tame New Technology? (2000-09-02 16:13:05)
    "Last month Lewis A. Kaplan, a federal judge in New York, forbade Eric Corley, a computer hacker, and his company, which publishes a magazine and maintains a Web site, to post or even provide hyperlinks to sites containing a computer code for decrypting DVD's. Judge Kaplan was unmoved by the general availability of the code on countless Web sites. 'If a plaintiff seeks to enjoin a defendant from burning a pasture,' he wrote, 'it is no answer that there is a wild fire burning in its direction.'"