Office of Hollywood Security, HollSec

David Howe DaveHowe at
Mon Oct 28 02:17:25 PST 2002

at Saturday, October 26, 2002 1:18 AM, Tim May <tcmay at> was seen
to say:
> Yes, but check very carefully whether one is in violation of the
> "anti-hacking" laws (viz. DMCA). By some readings of the laws, merely
> trying to break a cipher is ipso fact a violation.
IIRC, you can't be arrested for cracking a cypher unless that cypher is
in use to protect a copyrighted work....

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