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Subject: Re: The superior Rybka chess knowledge

Author: Robert Hyatt

Date: 21:18:52 01/21/06

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On January 20, 2006 at 17:23:00, Uri Blass wrote:

>It is illegal to do it.
>I doubt if all of them do not respect the law.

You and others keep saying this.  But it is _not_ true.   Please cite any U.S.
or international law that specifically and explicitly makes this a criminal act.
 "reverse-engineering" has been adjudicated as perfectly legal in both US and
international courts.  One can't "copy" the code due to copyright.  But one can
certainly read, study, and learn from it...

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