On 16 July 2001, Dmitry Sklyarov, a Russian citizen employed by ElcomSoft, was arrested by federal agents in Las Vegas, Nevada. His crime: Violation of the anti-circumvention clauses of the DMCA by exposing major security flaws in Adobe PDF and eBook software during a presentation he made at the DefCon 9 conference. He was detained in a US federal prison, but is now free on bail.

2002/12/17: Elcomsoft has been found NOT GUILTY of DMCA violations.

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