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Re: mplayer

Humberto Massa <humberto.massa@almg.gov.br> wrote:
> Yay! Aye, mplayer in debian, please, but...
> debdev@tonelli.sns.it wrote:
> > * the upstream tar.bz cannot be distributed by Debian, since it contains
> >      CSS code; so I am repackaging it 
> at this point, I have to ask /why/ is CSS code banned? DMCA?

The legal status of CSS is still under active litigation.  Debian just
has to be conservative until it has resolved itself.

Walter Landry

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