Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 25th Oct 2006 08:41 UTC
Linux A few months ago we ran a poll about the most important non-free Linux apps. We had over 8,000 votes in that poll and we consider the results pretty interesting. Interesting enough to push Linux's market share if a distro capitalized on them?
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RE[2]: Check out the DMCA
by Amaranth on Thu 26th Oct 2006 02:17 UTC in reply to "RE: Check out the DMCA"
Amaranth
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2005-06-29

The author of DeCSS was in Norway. The DMCA was not involved in the trial.

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RE[3]: Check out the DMCA
by hal2k1 on Thu 26th Oct 2006 02:28 in reply to "RE[2]: Check out the DMCA"
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2005-11-11

//The author of DeCSS was in Norway. The DMCA was not involved in the trial.//

OK then, have it your way.

I was prepared to say that there had been exactly one (1) legal attempt against DeCSS using provisions similar to the DMCA, and zero successes.

But if you claimed the DMCA was not involved, then that means the total is exactly zero (0) legal attempts agaisnt DeCSS and/or libdvdcss, and zero successes.

Exactly how you might think that this history might support a notion that DeCSS and libdvdcss are illegal is beyond me.

Edited 2006-10-26 02:36

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