About a year ago, we a ran a Citing by Jesse Walker about the printer manufactuer Lexmark's attempts to use the DMCA to prevent competitors for making refill cartridges for their printers. (Short version: Lexmark printers were made not to work unless they detected a chip present on the cartridge. When another company made cartridges with a chip that would activate the printer, Lexmark charged they'd violated DMCA's "anti-circumvention" provisions.) Now, Wired News reports that an initial injunction in Lexmark's favor has been overturned.
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