Breezy mirrormax repo?
dennis at kaarsemaker.net
Sun Sep 25 14:46:46 BST 2005
On zo, 2005-09-25 at 15:37 +0200, Oliver Grawert wrote:
> Am Sonntag, den 25.09.2005, 14:57 +0200 schrieb Dennis Kaarsemaker:
> > On zo, 2005-09-25 at 14:41 +0200, Oliver Grawert wrote:
> > > > And neither having or spreading libdvdcss seems to be illegal.
> > > that heavily depends on the laws of your country, in many countries
> > > circumventing copy protection mechanisms is illegal now. as long as
> > > jurisdictions of countries agree that CSS is a copy protection (which is
> > > plainly wrong imho) you will be outlawed in these countries by using
> > > _and_ spreading it...
> > libdvdcss does not circumvent css...
> > DeCSS does that and ubuntu does provide an installer for that.
> indeed i meant decss with the above, sorry for the confusion ;)
> > How does this add up??
> ask a lawyer, i'm all for wiping the installer script from the package
> since it brings the user and us in a leaglly grey area ...
Agreed, but libdvdcss should be included, since it is not illegal
(doesn't circumvent anything).
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