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DVD playback on Linux already illegal in Finland

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 130.232.131.160] on July 11, 2008 06:27 AM
Playing DVD's in Finland with Linux has been illegal for a month or so. The law was passed a while back, but it had not been tested. Now it has been and playing DVD's on Linux is considered "intentional circumventing of effective copy-protection". It's actually more legal for me to download the same movies from the Internet here - provided I don't share it to other in the process (like with Bittorrent).

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