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

Matthew Garrett <mgarrett@chiark.greenend.org.uk> writes:

> In chiark.mail.debian.devel, you wrote:
>>Joe Drew <hoserhead@woot.net> writes:
>>> 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.
>>Hmm, it may not be a patent then, but illegal at least?
> If it had been patented, the details of it would have been publically
> known without cracking it which would have reduced its effectiveness.

Good point.

Jérôme Marant


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