Judge Hears Case On Alleged Copyright Abuse By Diebold

Law360, New York (February 10, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- A U.S. district judge in San Jose, California heard arguments this week in a lawsuit brought against Diebold by two university students who claim the maker of automated cash machines and voting machines abused the copyright protections created by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).

The lawsuit filed by two Swarthmore College students and an internet service provider seeks compensation from Diebold for improperly threatening the internet connectivity of anyone who published or linked to electronic documents disclosing flaws in Diebold's voting machines and irregularities in...
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