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Old 09-29-2007, 07:25 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by JSWolf View Post
Actually, in the US, use is not illegal. Writing and and distributing it in the US is illegal.

Wikipedia's article on the DMCA disagrees with you, Jon:

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The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is a United States copyright law which implements two 1996 WIPO treaties. It criminalizes production and dissemination of technology, devices, or services that are used to circumvent measures that control access to copyrighted works (commonly known as DRM) and criminalizes the act of circumventing an access control, even when there is no infringement of copyright itself.
The text which I've emphased appears to say that removal of DRM is illegal, even when no infringement of copyright is involved.
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