[REBOL] Re: 10 Million dollar DMCA case ....
From: carl::cybercraft::co::nz at: 24-Dec-2003 22:39
On 11-Oct-03, Ingo Hohmann wrote:
> Sorry, this is off topic, but got me rolling on the floor ...
> According to the german PC-Magazin the sunncomm is evaluating to sue
> student John Haldermann on the basis of the DMCA, because he
> published information on how to bypass sunncomms CD copy protection
> scheme. It will be a 10 million dollar case.
> The published means to bypass copy protection: hold down the shift
> key when putting the disc into the drive, so that windows autostart
> is suppressed ...
What he should have said was "Whatever you do, /don't/ hold down the
shift key when putting the disc into the drive!" Then he would've
been safe. ;)
> More info, e.g. http://vigilant.tv/article/3362
> Kind regards,