Tuesday, July 24, 2001

Adobe drops case, just DoJ left Adobe has dropped its case against Dmitry, but since the DMCA places provision of copyright contravention as a criminal offense, the US government can still press charges. Given that the DMCA gives copyright holders protection above and beyond anything they have ever enjoyed before, and beyond what they are constitutionally able to claim, it's possible that the Supreme Court may strike down this act. Depending on what the DoJ decides to do, the Dmitry case may end up being tried at this level.

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