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DVD Copy Control license so badly written, it's invalid

Discussion in 'News' started by zekrahminator, Apr 1, 2007.

  1. zekrahminator

    zekrahminator McLovin

    Jan 29, 2006
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    People who want the right to rip their own DVD movies onto their computers have just won a major battle. The DVD Copy Control Association was trying to stop a California-based startup company from selling their only product, which ripped DVD's onto computers. When the DVD Copy Control Association brought this to court, the judge and jury took one look at the license and declared that not letting this company do their thing would violate the DVD Copy Control Association's own license. The judge says that "This (the license) is a product of a committee of lawyers". Basically, the license that tried to enforce copy-protection laws really just ended up shooting the copy-protectors in the foot (figuratively speaking, of course).

    Source: The Inquirer
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  2. Pinchy New Member

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    Thats good news :)

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