San Francisco court will decide on legality of DVD back-up software

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#1

I just posted the article San Francisco court will decide on legality of DVD back-up software.

If you’ve followed the news lately you will
probably know that 321 Studios, creators of the DVDXCopy and XPRESS software, are involved in a legal battle against
Hollywood for their…

Read the full article here:  [http://www.cdfreaks.com/news/5871-San-Francisco-court-will-decide-on-legality-of-DVD-back-up-software.html](http://www.cdfreaks.com/news/5871-San-Francisco-court-will-decide-on-legality-of-DVD-back-up-software.html)

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#2

to be quite frank, if the international community allows american companies to prosecute or iniate prosecution of individuals in countries other than america, then this case (or any) regarding copywrite circumvention should be heard in an international court…morality would suggest, that if it is not so , then any decision made in this court in san francisco would only pertain to the usa… but who really gives a rats arse…:X


#3

i agree with sheriff, whom im guessing is a fellow brit. :wink:


#4

I hope DVDXCopy is ruled to be legal. I can’t see why we shouldn’t have the right to back up DVDs we legally own… :frowning: