Hixie's Natural Log

2002-12-13 09:30 UTC Being sued for breaking and entering... into your own property

It's been reported all over the place, of course, but this week Oslo has seen the opening of the trial of Jon Lech Johansen, who, as far as I can tell, is accused of trying to watch a DVD that he had bought.

Yeah, we can't have that. Whatever next. Someone who thinks it's ok to buy a book and then read it?

One of my CSS Working Group colleagues, Håkon Lie, is attending the trial, and has written up some thoughts on the matter from the court room.

Contributing to the mess of DeCSS descramblers in their various forms, this link points to the source of a tiny DeCSS implementation, but it isn't hosted on any particular internet host... merely linking to it makes it exist.