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RE: [dvd-discuss] apeals court ruling

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter D. Junger [mailto:junger@samsara.law.cwru.edu]
> On the other hand, if worse comes to worse and this is the end
> of the road for the Remierdes case---which I doubt---the decision
> only applies to the defendant in Remierdes.  Since it seems to 
> turn on the ``fact'' that one can run DeCSS by clicking on an icon,
> any case where there is a version of the code that requires one to
> use the command line should be clearly distinguishable.  And there
> are going to be lots of distinctions that may be more significant
> than that one.

So this only happened because DeCSS was distributed as
a compiled program -- if it was distributed solely as
source code (requiring a human to take a complex series
of actions before producing anything that a "single click"
could active) we would still be ok?

-Richard M. Hartman

186,000 mi./sec ... not just a good idea, it's the LAW!>