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Old 28 September 2003, 23:31   #20
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Originally posted by Unknown_K
I think that in the USA and in other high tech countries anybody who reverse engineers or distributes any code they dont own 100% wether it is old games, windows xp, emulators, old roms, etc will be prosecuted or at least shut down. this trend will change when the current president (and republican party) gets thrown out of the white house.
Is this since after the DMCA? If not, how come bleem! "won"?

As far as I understood, reverse engineering is a legal right. You just cannot distribute any knowledge gained.

This is certainly true in Europe, but I assumed also true in the US?
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