Commit dead644a authored by Rémi Denis-Courmont's avatar Rémi Denis-Courmont

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<h2>Is libdvdcss legal?</h2>
<p>The use and distribution of the libdvdcss library is controversial in a few countries such as the United States because of a law called the DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act). If you are unsure about the legality of using and distributing this library in your country, please consult your lawyer.
<p> The use and distribution of the libdvdcss library is controversial
in some signatories countries
of the <a href="http://www.wipo.int/">WIPO</a> Copyright Treaty,
and the corresponding European Union Copyright Directive (EUCD) within the EU.
For instance, the United States of America,
it is implemented through the DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act).
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<p> Different countries implement subtly different restrictions
on the use of anti-piracy counter-measures.
If you are unsure about the legality of using and distributing this library
in your country, please consult your lawyer.
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<p><strong>Beware</strong>:
VLC media player binaries are distributed with the libdvdcss library included.
VLC media player installers for Microsoft Windows and MacOS X
are distributed with the libdvdcss library included.
The VLC media player source code does <strong>not</strong> include libdvdcss.
Also Linux VLC packages normally do not include libdvdcss.
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<h2>Third parties are selling your software.
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