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8th Circuit Sides with Computer Gamemaker in Flap Over 'Fair Use'
Three men illegally bypassed anti-piracy controls when they developed free technology to let computer users play some games against each other online without using the gamemaker's own system, a federal appeals court has ruled. Attorneys for the trio argued that they engaged in allowable "fair use." Thursday's ruling by a three-judge panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upholds a lower court's finding that the trio violated the 1998 DMCA as well as software license agreements.
September 06, 2005 at 12:00 AM
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By Jim Suhr |
Updated on September 06, 2005
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