Judge: Telling users how to strip DRM from legally purchased ebooks is allowed

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We’ve just posted the following news: Judge: Telling users how to strip DRM from legally purchased ebooks is allowed[newsimage]http://static.myce.com//images_posts/2009/08/ebooks1.jpg[/newsimage]

An American federal judge in New York has ruled that telling users how to strip the DRM from legally purchased ebooks is not contributory copyright infringement.

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Wow! With all the BS that has resulted from section the United States Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), it’s surprising to hear such good news. Freedom fighters like the Electronic Frontier Foundation have been begging lawmakers to legalize DRM removal in cases like providers dropping support for sold goods (which is exactly what a store will have to do when shutting down), with limited success (if any).

Thank you, Denise Cote!