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Re: [dvd-discuss] Dmitry Sklyarov freed
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- From: "Michael A Rolenz" <Michael.A.Rolenz(at)aero.org>
- Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2001 14:58:54 -0800
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Thanks. That's a more optimistic view. Also, if true it indicates that law
enforcement doesn't have a clue how to deal with the DMCA.
Kurt Foss <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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12/13/01 02:45 PM
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Subject: Re: [dvd-discuss] Dmitry Sklyarov freed
It strikes me more as a very belated, albeit silent admission that
they arrested the wrong person from the very start.
rgds ~ Kurt
>Shrewd yes....especially since if he was an American citizen he could be
>compelled to testify even as a hostile witness. Not being a citizen this
>gives them leverage. OTOH it stinks because it's also a tacit admission
>"Robert S. Thau" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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>12/13/01 02:09 PM
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> Subject: [dvd-discuss] Dmitry Sklyarov freed
>Seth David Schoen writes:
> > Planet PDF and AP are reporting (Planet PDF has a complete press
> > release) that the charges against Dmitry Sklyarov have been dropped
> > and he will be allowed to return home to Russia.
>Charges against Elcomsoft have not been dropped (and a condition on
>the deal for Dmitry was that he testify at the trial of the company).
>Shrewd move for the prosecution; they get to establish the precedent
>they were after without giving DMCA opponents a poster boy...