Finnish court rules CSS protection used in DVDs “ineffective”

Today, after a long court battle, breaking CSS protection in DVDs is finally made legal in Finland. Leading Finnish technology law firm “Turre Legal” was representing Mikko Rauhala, who intentionally set up website to discuss the technology of circumventing CSS protection, thus breaking new Finnish copyright law.

More on this subject in Turre Legal’s blog. Don’t miss an excellent article by Mikko Välimäki: “Keep on hacking: a Finnish court says technological measures are no longer “effective” when circumventing applications are widely available on the Internet”.

Thanks to ButtUgly for the link to Turre’s blog.


4 responses to “Finnish court rules CSS protection used in DVDs “ineffective””

  1. DVDs hacken ist legal in Finnland

    Interessante Story aus Finnland: Finnish court rules CSS protection used in DVDs ineffective
    Kurzfassung: Da es auf dem Internet bereits zahlreiche Programme gebe, mit welchen der DVD-Kopierschutz umgangen werden könne, sei dieser Kopier…

  2. sehr interessanter Artikel..muss man schon sagen ^^

  3. If the Old Coot is elected president and he will be elected president if the Borg Queen is the Democratic nominee, he will likely appoint a couple of African Americans to his cabinet just to appease the Black community. Typical lip service, a la, Bush and Condi “Ferragamos” Rice and Colin “My Lai Massacre” Powell. Seen it all before, folks. My philosophy is clear: never trust a Repug.

  4. Wenn Deutschland im Umgang mit Daten nur auf Datenschutz setze, werde die Automobilindustrie den Wettbewerb um neue Zukunftstechnologien verlieren, warnte Merkel am
    Freitag letzter Woche in Hamburg auf dem Deutschlandtag der Jungen Union.

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