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The trial

§ Funny stuff · New media industry

From Pythonesque to Kafkaesque. Having been denied a visa to re-enter the USA, Russian programmer, Dmitry Sklyarov faces the dilemma of being legally unable to enter the States to attend a trial he is legally obliged to testify in.

Sklyarov is at the centre of the first DMCA prosecution, and his required to testify in the forthcoming trial of his former employers, ElcomSoft. ElcomSoft is charged with supplying a tool that circumvents the copy protection in Adobe eBooks.