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FairfaxIT: Sydney man named in US security crack suit

Dec 28, 1999, 04:21 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nathan Cochrane)

"A Sydney man is one of more than 70 defendants named in a restraining order to cease distribution of a controversial DVD security crack, which permits unfettered copying of DVD movie disks, filed in a Californian Superior Court today..."

"Others named in the order include hacker community website, 2600.org, and influential IT news site, Slashdot.org. Slashdot's parent, Andover.net, two weeks ago had a stunning stock market debut, listing to a market capitalisation of more than $US1 billion..."

"MoRE created the software hack to enable the playing of DVD movies on platforms that mainstream software companies had ignored, such as the open source Linux."

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