February 13, 2003

"Operation Decrypt", DMCA-related satellite TV case (DirecTV, Dish Network, etc.)

I've been digging around to try to find the original material on the satellite TV DMCA-related case (DirecTV, Dish Network, etc.) The case involved others laws besides the DMCA, conspiracy and "manufacturing a device for the purpose of stealing satellite signals, 47 U.S.C. S 605(e)(4);"

I wish so many reporters didn't have such an aversion to referencing primary sources (probably because it would show how little work they did in, rewriting or excerpting a press release). Here's what I've found:

U.S. Department of Justice press release on "Operation Decrypt":

"Operation Decrypt" defendants and charges:

Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section

By Seth Finkelstein | posted in dmca , legal | on February 13, 2003 11:56 PM (Infothought permalink) | Followups
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