[MPlayer-users] DeCSS legal status

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Sun Mar 30 22:09:55 CEST 2003

On Sun, Mar 30, 2003 at 06:40:10PM +0200, Christof Buergi wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Am Samstag, 29. März 2003 23.59 schrieb D Richard Felker III:
> > I don't see any way it can be considered a copying device whatsoever
> > when it's mplayer-only (no mencoder) on a bootable cd just for
> > watching dvd's...
> You clearly and dangerously underestimate a lawyers fantasy when it 
> comes to bending reality. :-(

I don't think so. Just explicitly disable -dump*, -vo mpegpes, etc. on
the mplayer binary on the cd and it's clear that you've made something
that can't be used for copying.


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