Software Makers, Take Note: Court Defines "Circumvention" Downward

Hacking a security device in order to use software is not a violation of a law barring the circumvention of technology that "controls access" to copyrighted works, such as software. The Fifth Circuit makes this fine distinction in MGE UPS Sys. v. GE Consumer & Indus. , 612 F.3d 760 (5th...