In a case that will challenge the bowels of free speech and censorship and inevitably set a lot of legal precedents, renowned defense attorney Marcus Garbus has been retained by the Electronic Frontier Foundation to represent 2600 (an infamous hacker publication) that is being charged with circumvention of copyright protection systems (17 U.S.C. § 1201(a)(2)), specifically the Contents Scramble Systems (CSS) developed to protect Digital Video Discs (DVDs) against unauthorized access.
can decrypt CSS called DeCSS on www.krackdown.com. DeCSS has since been removed from www.krackdown.com. Market Impact With its legal bills being paid for by the Electronic Frontier Foundation , an ACLU-ish type of Internet non-profit organization dedicated to free speech, 2600 is going to need a strong defense team to take on these industry heavyweights. This case will challenge the bowels of free speech and censorship and inevitably set a lot of legal precedents moving forward. 17 U.S.C. 1201(a)(2)