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    On Monday, the DVD CCA may try to maintain the case should be heard behind closed doors due to the sensitive nature of its CSS encryption scheme. Kaleidescape wants a public trial.

    "There's nothing secret about CSS since it was broken by a 15-year-old Norwegian in 1999. It's widely available on the Web," said Malcolm.

    "The source material is more secure on our home Ethernet lines than on their disks," Malcolm quipped.
    "Men entrusted with power, even those aware of its dangers, tend, particularly when pressured, to slight liberty." - , The Church Committee, April 26 (legislative day, April 14), 1976
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