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Re: I want to try something for freedom.

On Wed, 1 Nov 2000, Patrick Maheral wrote:

> On Wed, 1 Nov 2000, Alexander Hvostov wrote:
> > Penguin,
> > 
> > Because the patents and IP on your radio expired a long time ago. The ones
> > on the algorithms haven't. :)
> > 
> > Regards,
> Isn't there a provision in American (or Canadian) law that allows reverse
> engineering (not disassembling code) for interoperability purposes?
> Patrick

In the DeCSS (2600.org vs. MPAA) lawsuit this law did not protect the
author of DeCSS and 2600.org from losing the suit, no matter that they
tried to defend referring on this law.


Robert Varga 

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