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Re: Bug#154281: ITP: libdvdcss -- Library to read scrambled DVDs

On Thu, 2002-07-25 at 19:50, Joe Drew wrote:
> On Thu, 2002-07-25 at 14:11, Jérôme Marant wrote:
> > AFAIK, libdvdcss implements DECSS which is a patented algorigthm
> > that we are not even allowed to ship (even in non-us).
> IIRC, CSS is not patented anywhere.

I didn't think it was.
Isn't the problem that the movie industry has veto over DVD decoders,
and for a decoder to be 'legal' it has to be given the industries seal
of approval?

-- Coops

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