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Re: [dvd-discuss] Dmitry Sklyarov freed

On Thu, Dec 13, 2001 at 05:09:18PM -0500, Robert S. Thau wrote:
> Seth David Schoen writes:
>  > Planet PDF and AP are reporting (Planet PDF has a complete press
>  > release) that the charges against Dmitry Sklyarov have been dropped
>  > and he will be allowed to return home to Russia.
> Charges against Elcomsoft have not been dropped (and a condition on
> the deal for Dmitry was that he testify at the trial of the company).

What compels him to abide by that agreement once he's back in Russia?


"DVDCCA's statutory right to protect its economically valuable trade secret
is not an interest that is 'more fundamental' than the First Amendment right
to freedom of speech [...] Accordingly, we are compelled to reverse the
preliminary injunction." (California Appeals Court)