Legal victory for 'DVD hacker'
The court upheld an earlier verdict that Jon Johansen, 20, had not broken the law by creating a system that could remove copy protection on DVDs.
The ruling is a setback to anti-piracy efforts by the Hollywood studios.
The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) said it was disappointed by the court's decision, saying it encouraged others to circumvent copyright controls.
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