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[dvd-discuss] And now back to Pavlovich

The news just keeps on coming ....


California Supreme Court Will Hear DVD-Copying Appeal

   By Michael Bartlett, Newsbytes
   13 Dec 2001, 7:05 PM CST

   The California Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal from an 
   defendant in a DVD-copying software publication case.

   On August 7, the Court of Appeal in the
   Sixth Appellate District of California said a
   lower-court judge was correct in finding
   the state has jurisdiction over Matthew
   Pavlovich, and ordered him to stand trial in

   Pavlovich, an open-source developer who
   played a role in the creation of DVD-playing
   software for Linux known as LiViD, is one of
   a number of defendants targeted in a
   lawsuit filed by the DVD Copy Control
   Association (DVD CCA). Pavlovich, who was
   a student at Purdue University in Indiana at
   the time of the filing of the complaint and
   now resides in Texas, claimed to have no
   contacts in California and argued that the
   state has no jurisdiction over him.


This relates to Matt's Petition for Review in the CA Supreme Court on the 
personal jurisdiction matter, it has nothing to do with DVDCCA'a more 
recent Petition to the same court on the reversal of the preliminary 

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