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Trial set for DMCA case

Trial set for Digital Millennium Copyright Act case
Associated Press, SilliconValley.com, May 20, 2002

"The first criminal trial under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act
will begin Aug. 26, a federal judge decided Monday."


ElcomSoft Co. Ltd. of Moscow could be fined $500,000 if convicted of
selling a program that let users circumvent copyright protections on
electronic-book software made by Adobe Systems Inc. Such programs are
legal in Russia but banned under the 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright
Act. Attorneys for the company failed this month to convince a judge that
the law is too broad, vague and unconstitutional.