Copyright: A form of Modern Oppression

The unauthorized reproduction or distribution of a copyrighted work is illegal. Criminal copyright infringement, including infringement without monetary gain, is investigated by the FBI and is punishable by fines and federal imprisonment. I am a former criminal, although I was never caught for my repeated offences. My crime was a violation of the Digital Multimedia Copyright Act through the use of software to circumvent DRM on DVDs. I used an open source library known as DeCSS in order to allow me to watch legally purchased DVDs on my operating system of choice. [Read More]