The Electronic Frontier Foundation, an organization that has opposed the DMCA as being overly restrictive on free speech and the fair-use rights of consumers, said Rocci was one of the first people to be sent to prison for violating the DMCA.:: posted by Donald Melanson, 6:49 PM |
He was charged with importing and selling about 450 Enigmah "mod" chips, after-market processors designed to be attached to the Xbox's motherboard and circumvent its security measures.
Rocci had faced a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a fine of $500,000.
Friday, April 11, 2003