October 1, 2001

Dmitry Sklyarov gains high-profile defense lawyer

Author: JT Smith

Law.com: "Renowned San Francisco defense attorney John
Keker has agreed to represent indicted Russian
computer programmer Dmitry Sklyarov on a pro
bono basis.

Keker's decision to represent Sklyarov, believed to
be one of the first to be criminally charged under
the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, could put an
end to speculation that a plea deal is in the works."

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