Michael J. Radwin

Tales of a software engineer who keeps kosher and hates the web.

Dmitry’s DMCA case begins

Free Dmitry Sklyarov! An important test for the DMCA begins this week. Acording to Wired News,

Opening arguments begin Tuesday in the copyright infringement case against the Russian coding firm, a trial expected to test the limits of federal copyright law. Programmer Dmitri Sklyarov will be on hand to testify for both the prosecution and the defense.

I’m intersted in this case mostly because it’s a battle between the DMCA and the principle of fair use, but also because it involves my former employer.