DVD CCA

AcronymDefinition
DVD CCADVD Copy Control Association
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In November 1999, the DVD CCA and the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) sent cease-and-desist letters to more than 50 website owners and Internet service providers, requiring them to remove links to the DeCSS code because of its alleged violation of trade secret and copyright laws, including (in the U.S.) the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).
The California case, brought by the DVD CCA, is based on misappropriation of trade secrets.
What would have happened had the DVD CCA licensed all Linux and other free/open-source operating systems, or eliminated the licensing requirement altogether?