August 23, 2001

Boss Hogg and the out-of-town geek

Author: JT Smith

ZDNet has a funny column comparing the arrest of Dmitry Sklyarov to a small-town speed trap. "As Americans and scientists, we are embarrassed by this action by our nation. If the Department
of Justice wants a test case of the anticircumvention provisions of the DMCA, a quick search on
the Web using the term 'password recovery' will yield numerous firms that are located in the
United States and that appear to be engaging in far more serious abuses."
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