June 28, 2001

The net effect: The DVD rebellion

Author: JT Smith

Technology Review: "Buy a copy of The Matrix on DVD and take it home. Play
it on a Mac or on a Windows PC and you're in for a pretty
good time. But play it on a PC running the Linux operating
system, and the movie industry says that you're breaking
the law.

Your transgression is that of "circumvention," a criminal
act created by the 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act."

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