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August 2003 Archive

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  August 27, 2003   August 20, 2003  August 13, 2003   August 6, 2003   

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In the News

Software called DeCSS can be used to decrypt and copy DVDs. A lower court in California had ruled that blocking Web publishers from posting the software violated their First Amendment rights. However, the California Supreme Court ruled that a Web site could be barred from posting the DVD copying code without infringing on free-speech rights. The trade secret outweighs the First Amendment in this case only. That is, the ruling only applies to the one case. 

On September 25, 2003 there will be a free concert in the South Street Seaport featuring free wireless Internet