October 17, 2002

U.S. Embassy to Dmitry Sklyarov: Access denied

"The federal government's case against the Russian software firm ElcomSoft -- the first criminal trial under the controversial Digital Millennium Copyright Act -- seems to be in legal limbo after two key witnesses were refused entry into the United States in mid-October.

The American Embassy in Moscow has denied U.S. visas to Dmitry Sklyarov -- the Russian programmer jailed in California last year after the government accused him of violating federal copyright law -- and his boss, ElcomSoft's CEO, Alexander Katalov."

Link: Salon


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