Authorities Drop Charges Against Sklyarov in Exchange for Testimony

Submitted by Ieleen on Fri, 12/14/2001 - 20:59

Many librarians and opponents of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) are rejoicing at the news that charges have been dropped against Russian hacker Dmitry Sklyarov for violation of copyright laws. If convicted, he could have spent 5 years in prison and been fined $500,000.More from Wired News.