DeCSS Case Appealed To California Supreme Court

from the interesting-strategy dept

Last week, when I saw Robin Gross speak on the 2600/DeCSS case, she said it would be difficult for the Supreme Court to take the appeal, because they generally preferred to take cases that had a number of lower court decisions that needed to be clarified. In the case of 2600, there was just the single court decision. That might explain why suddenly EFF is pushing to take another DeCSS case to the California Supreme Court. More decisions (especially contradictory ones) about whether or not it’s a free speech issue to post the DeCSS code to a website (or to link to it) could make the Supreme Court more likely to take an interest.

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