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Re: Is DivX legal in USA?

On Sat, Sep 08, 2001 at 03:48:37PM +0200, jfm2@club-internet.fr wrote:
> I am perhaps confusing it with that program who allowed to play
> DVDs on Linux but I am not sure divx (www.divx.com but there is an
> opensource version for Linux) is legal in USA.  Since I don't want
> Roger having the same fate than Dmitry Sklyarov I cannot include
> DivX until I am sure it is legal in USA.

Well, I just grabbed a linux zip file from www.divx.com, and it appears
quite legal.

However, the license.txt that comes with it says that we don't have the
right (among others) to distribute the software.