DeCSS Allies Ganging Up

    Date 27 Jan 2001
    Category Privacy
    3049
    Posted By Anthony Pell
    A federal court decision that restricted a DVD-descrambling program ignores free speech rights and should be overturned, eight different coalitions claim. The groups, representing everyone from cryptographers to journalists, have ganged up to attack the ruling in separate amicus briefs scheduled . . .
    A federal court decision that restricted a DVD-descrambling program ignores free speech rights and should be overturned, eight different coalitions claim. The groups, representing everyone from cryptographers to journalists, have ganged up to attack the ruling in separate amicus briefs scheduled to be sent to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday.

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