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[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, > Ingo
-- Carl Read