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H2K2 (2002): "The DeCSS Story" (Download)

H2K2 (2002): "The DeCSS Story" (Download)

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Friday, July 12, 2002: 4:00 pm (Area "A"): At our last conference, we were preparing to go on trial for daring to have the code to DeCSS on our web site. Quite a lot has happened since then. The public perception of entities like the MPAA and the RIAA has gone down the toilet as their true motives became apparent. We were the first in what will be a long line of courtroom battles to defend freedom of speech, fair use, and open source technology. While we lost the case and the subsequent appeal, we still somehow feel victorious. Find out why.

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