Originally Published: Wednesday, 12 January 2000 Author: Christof Vandewalle
Published to: enhance_articles_multimedia/Video Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

EE Times: Case involving hack of DVD encryption code heads back to court

"Lawyers are scheduled to go before a Superior Court judge on Friday to argue whether hacked code used to thwart digital video-disk encryption should be stopped from spreading across the Internet...." "The case became an overnight sensation in the Linux community, and supporters of the defendants gathered at the courthouse, handing out printed copies of the code and disks containing the code itself. Law-yers entered the handouts as evidence."