Reverse engineering court decision

David Elliott dfe at
Tue Feb 6 12:14:21 CST 2001

Patrik Stridvall wrote:

> One intresting aspect concerning Wine is the
> DRM (Digital Rights Management) that Slashdot
> reported that Microsoft are going to add to Windows.
> If we implement it is Wine we are not trying to circumvent
> it quite the opposite we are trying to to make it possible
> enforce it. ;-)
> Of course a one line patch making a critical function
> always return TRUE or something might be able to disable
> it for people that don't like it. :-)

DO IT!  What are they going to say, that because you can change the code
that you are aiding in circumventing copyright protection.  If they go after
you then you know for sure that they have the poorest of intentions.


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