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WILL THE MPAA BE ABLE TO CENSOR ART?

An anonymous poet has encoded the entire DeCSS descrambling algorithm in haiku form, mixed in with a bit of commentary about mathematics, physics, and poetry. And he included all the tables! It's quite a nice little piece to read.

An audio recording of a person singing the source code, with guitar and drum accompaniment.

An audio recording of a person reading the English version of the source code out loud.

A photograph of a t-shirt on which the C source code is printed.

SECURE DIGITAL MUSIC INITIATIVE 4/01
Citing fear of lawsuits, a Princeton University professor canceled a talk describing how his research team cracked the security of digital music.

30 May 2002 Source: Hardcopy from the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Compare to recent testimony by Jack Valenti and MPAA members. [60 pages of testimony; duplicative prepared witness statements of 93 pages omitted.

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