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Re: Is the RAR archiver freely distributable?



On Fri, 11 Nov 2016 10:07:09 +1100 Ben Finney wrote:

[...]
> I believe there are
> actively-enforced patents on DVD-CSS that prohibit distribution of, for
> example, free software that opens files encrypted with that scheme.
[...]

Is this the actual reason?
I was under the impression that the issue was due to DMCA (in the USA),
EUCD (in the EU) and similar insane laws in other jurisdictions...


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