[Mageia-dev] Mageia repository sections, licenses, restrictions, firmware etc
tux99-mga at uridium.org
Thu Oct 14 12:06:32 CEST 2010
On Thu, 14 Oct 2010, Anssi Hannula wrote:
> > Oops, didn't notice the above posts were about DRM only, not patents...
> > anyway, ibiblio contains such distros as well.
> BTW, according to 17 U.S.C. Sec. 1201(f) circumvention of protection measures
> is allowed if it is necessary to achieve interoperability with other software.
> Of course, this may not apply to CSS...
I don't know if you read the following article, but it looks like even
in the US the laws are actually much less strict now, than people seem
I'd say this is another strong argument towards including libdvdcss
on the CD/DVD of the Mageia distro.
(Regardless of my opinion that we should only care about French law
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