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Subject: Re: Keep up the pressure on Archos
From: Neon John (
Date: 2003-11-13

On Thu, 13 Nov 2003 19:25:52 +0000, Jimmy Moore <> wrote:

>Hi all,
>and so, it's been a few weeks since I discovered how to write
>software for the JukeBox multimedia, the av1xx and the av3xx products.
>Unfortunately, Archos have decided to threaten me with legal action if
>I ever release anything. Even details of the ajz file format!
>They believe that me releasing details of the ajz file format
>would be considered under dmca circumventing a copy protection
>mechanism. ie allowing people to *gasp* see their firmware in all it's
>(not) glory.
>At the moment, I am wondering if this is worth it.

Of course it's worth it. Why not mail your work to one of our fine European
friends and let them put it on the rockbox site and claim credit for it. Then
everyone can proceed as usual.


John De Armond
Cleveland, Occupied TN

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