CSS ruled "ineffective" in Finnish court

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by Lawrence D'Oliveiro, May 25, 2007.

  1. Bypassing CSS protection on DVDs ruled legal, because CSS doesn't work:
    <http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20070525-finland-court-breaking-ineffective-copy-protection-is-permissible.html>
     
    Lawrence D'Oliveiro, May 25, 2007
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  2. Lawrence D'Oliveiro

    Gordon Guest

    On Sat, 26 May 2007 09:19:21 +1200, Lawrence D'Oliveiro wrote:

    > Bypassing CSS protection on DVDs ruled legal, because CSS doesn't work:


    So, if someone cracks any protection, then its legal as the protection
    will no longer work.

    I guess it is illegal to *try* and crack the protection.
     
    Gordon, May 26, 2007
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