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Re: [vox] DeCSS injunction Reversed In Calif. Case
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Re: [vox] DeCSS injunction Reversed In Calif. Case



That is for the source code only, as I understand. It doesn't cover the 
compiled object code, however.

So we'll see what happens in other states...

William Kendrick wrote:

> (From Slashdot)
> 
>   A court of appeal just ruled in our favor, overturning the injunction
>   imposed by a lower court. The court's opinion is available in DOC and
>   PDF versions. It's a great read for those who want to really understand
>   the case. The conclusion is nicely summarized with this quote:
> 
>     'In the case of a prior restraint on pure speech, the hurdle is
>     substantially higher [than for an ordinary preliminary injunction]:
>     publication must threaten an interest more fundamental than the
>     First Amendment itself. Indeed, the Supreme Court has never upheld a
>     prior restraint, even faced with the competing interest of national
>     security or the Sixth Amendment right to a fair trial.'
> 
> 
> http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=01/11/01/1953236&mode=nocomment
> 
> 
> -bill!
> 



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